Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX rose 52.94 points, or 0.79%, to 6,779.34.
In Asia, stocks finished higher. Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 33.15 points, or 0.41%, to 8,051.66. Bank stocks rose, while chip-related shares were mixed. Meanwhile, Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index increased 71.69 points, or 0.79%, to 9,131.49.