© Reuters. Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.21%
Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the declined 0.21%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Cogeco Communications Inc (TSX:), which rose 5.48% or 5.14 points to trade at 98.99 at the close. Gran Tierra Energy Inc (TSX:) added 3.90% or 0.080 points to end at 2.130 and Cargojet Inc (TSX:) was up 3.51% or 3.08 points to 90.86 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX:), which lost 4.29% or 1.40 points to trade at 31.21 in late trade. Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:) declined 4.17% or 2.110 points to end at 48.450 and TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:) shed 3.71% or 0.16 points to 4.15.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 589 to 453 and 119 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 0.09% to 10.77.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.49% or 6.90 to $1405.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $60.44 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.01% or 0.01 to trade at $66.78 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.12% to 0.7656, while CAD/EUR rose 0.10% to 0.6801.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 96.700.
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