BlackBerry rose 3.4 percent today, after announcing yesterday it had formed a special committee to consider strategic options. Iamgold added 3.6 percent after lowering its cost forecasts for the year. Pengrowth Energy Corp. and TransGlobe Energy Corp. fell at least 1.2 percent as crude slid 0.4 percent.
The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (SPTSX) rose 13.32 points, or 0.1 percent, to 12,607.59 at 10:13 a.m. in Toronto. The index has gained 1.4 percent this year.
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