Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc.
inched 0.50% higher to C$68.78 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. Sun Life Financial Inc. closed C$0.13 below its 52-week high (C$68.91), which the company achieved on October 7th. Trading volume of 1.1 M shares remained below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.