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The Canadian benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index extended its record breaking run to yet another session, thanks to positive reaction to the economic data from the U.S. and China.

The Canadian benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index hit a fresh record as stocks extended gains on Friday with traders creating fresh positions amid continued optimism about growth following the signing of a phase one trade deal by the U.S. and China.

Canadian shares look headed for a positive start on Friday, tracking cues from Asian and European markets where shares moved higher on strong Chinese economic data. Energy and materials shares may move up on higher crude oil and gold prices.

The Canadian stock market recorded another high as shares continued to move up on Thursday, riding on strong private sector jobs data and on hopes the trade agreement between the U.S. and China will help boost global growth.

The Canadian stock market hit yet another high as shares edged higher Thursday morning amid hopes yesterday's phase one trade agreement between the U.S. and China will help revive growth in the world's second largest economy, which in turn will positively impact growth across the globe.

Canadian shares are likely to open with a positive bias Thursday morning, riding on recent strength. However, a lack of fresh triggers and sluggish crude oil prices may render the mood a bit cautious at higher levels.

The Canadian benchmark hit another record high as stocks edged higher on Wednesday amid easing worries on the trade front after the U.S. and China signed a phase one of a trade agreement at Washington.

The Canadian stock market opened on a firm note and was modestly higher at noon on Wednesday amid optimism the phase one trade deal to be signed by the U.S. and China will help ease trade tensions and positively impact global economic growth.

Canadian shares look headed for a slightly positive start Wednesday morning, tracking higher futures ahead of the signing of U.S.-China phase one trade deal. Firm gold prices may trigger strong buying in the materials space and help support market's uptick.

The Canadian stock market recorded fresh intraday and closing highs on Tuesday amid continued optimism the phase one trade deal to be signed by the U.S. and China on Wednesday will help ease tensions between the two countries and positively impact global economic growth.

After a somewhat hesitant start, the Canadian stock market moved higher Tuesday morning, led by gains in select healthcare, materials and consumer discretionary shares.

Canadian shares are likely to open on a cautious note Tuesday morning with investors looking ahead to the signing of the U.S.-China phase one trade deal on Wednesday, and reacting to mixed results from top U.S. banks.

The Canadian benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index hit fresh record high on Monday as optimism about U.S.-China trade deal outweighed geopolitical tensions and prompted investors to pick up stocks.

The Canadian stock market was up slightly in positive territory a little past noon on Monday, after having opened on a weak note amid cautious moves by investors.

Optimism about U.S.-China trade deal and easing concerns about U.S.-Iran tensions may help keep investor sentiment positive in the Canadian stock market on Monday. However, slightly weak commodity prices and caution ahead of key earnings reports may render price movements somewhat sluggish at the start.

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