Shares of BCE Inc.
inched 0.71% higher to C$63.80 Thursday, in what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the Canadian market, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index
rising 0.98% to 20,819.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. BCE Inc. closed C$3.28 below its 52-week high (C$67.08), which the company reached on September 13th. Trading volume of 2.3 M shares remained below its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.