(spot gold slid $2.10 Wednesday and there were some earnings disappointments in the Forest sector). Today's bullish reversal bodes well and the TSE 300 is expected to continue climbing Thursday.
Stock markets in Europe were lower. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index ended down 12.80 points, or 0.22%, to 5,827.50. In Germany, the DAX Index fell 0.03 points, at 6,124.54. In France, the CAC 40 finished down 16.59 points, or 0.31%, to 5,407.84.
Asia markets finished mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index finished up 84.32 points, or 0.61%, to 13,827.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 25.06 points, or 0.19%, to 13,249.55.