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A Rogers Plus store in Toronto.
A Rogers Plus store in Toronto.
(MARK BLINCH/REUTERS)

Can anything stop the telcos’ wild run?

At this point you have to wonder if even a market meltdown would affect the stocks of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies.

When the S&P/TSX Composite Index plummeted over 300 points on Monday, with major commodity producers going down the tube, the telcos barely budged. Telus lost just 14 cents; Rogers actually climbed 12 cents.