Canada Shares End Mostly Flat

Europe markets close lower on weakness in technology stocks; Asia stocks finish modestly higher

Canada's benchmark TSE 300 managed to close basically flat, up 5.7 points to 7648. Technology stocks took a big bite out of Thursday's gains following a profit warning from Microsoft and a huge second-quarter loss from Nortel. Standard & Poor's says the upside potential for Monday is very limited.

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