Drug Stocks Boost London's Key Index

Canada shares turn higher; Hong Kong's index surges at close

Canada's benchmark TSE 300 managed a bullish reversal and closed up 14.67 points to 6669.5. The Dow Jones Industrial index appeared to turn on a dime around 2 p.m. and closed up 114 points, a strong support. One reason given -- portfolio rebalancing ahead of the quarter's end. Standard & Poor's thinks Thursday's bullish reversal and close at the session high could lead to continued gains on Friday.

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