Investing.com – Canada equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Toronto, the added 0.35% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were HudBay Minerals Inc (TSX:), which rose 4.93% or 0.21 points to trade at 4.47 at the close. Interfor Corp (TSX:) added 4.38% or 0.56 points to end at 13.36 and CAE Inc. (TSX:) was up 4.34% or 1.45 points to 34.85 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TSX:), which lost 6.35% or 0.12 points to trade at 1.77 in late trade. Peyto Exploration&Development Corp (TSX:) declined 4.76% or 0.16 points to end at 3.20 and ARC Resources Ltd . (TSX:) shed 4.10% or 0.24 points to 5.62.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 756 to 302 and 117 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 0.38% to 13.34.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.50% or 7.75 to $1529.15 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.73% or 1.55 to hit $55.16 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 2.33% or 1.41 to trade at $59.08 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.19% to 0.7512, while CAD/EUR rose 0.43% to 0.6835.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.31% at 98.763.
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