But the day belonged to Republican Trump, who pledged in his speech to put "America First" and protect the country's borders "from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies, and destroying our jobs".
However, all three were still in positive territory for the day.
USA stocks posted solid gains after Trump won the presidency election as investors bet that he would pursue massive corporate tax cuts, deregulation, and infrastructure spending.
Futures for the S&P 500 stock index climbed 7.62 points on Friday, or 0.3 percent to 2,271.31.
Trump, a NY businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington.
The S&P/TSX composite index added 138.07 points to 15,547.88 in a fairly broad-based rally.
Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at CMC Markets Canada, said Trump's inaugural speech had a "fairly limited" effect on the markets and the Canadian dollar, which was down 0.07 of a cent at 75.04 cents US.
CHINA'S GDP: Shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose after the government said the economy grew at a 6.8 percent annual rate in the last quarter, helped by property investment and government spending. On a quarterly basis, growth has been decelerating. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index was down 0.1%, ending negative for the week.
Democratic President Barack Obama's transition period, which came amid the throes of the 2008 financial crisis, also overlapped a 15.5 percent fall for the S&P 500 from his election to the day of his inauguration. India's Sensex lost 1 percent to 27,034.21 and Southeast Asian markets were mixed.
At the final bell, USA benchmark crude was up 2 percent to $53.17 per barrel, while the global benchmark added 2.2 percent to $55.43. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, rose 25 cents to $54.41 in London.
The financials group gained 0.9 per cent, with Toronto-Dominion Bank advancing 1.0 per cent to $67.26 and Royal Bank of Canada adding 0.8 per cent to $94.03.
CURRENCY: The dollar rose to 114.96 yen from Thursday's 114.80.
The February gold contract rose $3.40 to US$1,204.90 an ounce and March copper contracts were up just over a cent at US$2.63 a pound.