© Reuters. Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.04%
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 0.04%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Trillium Therapeutics Inc (TSX:), which rose 8.50% or 1.45 points to trade at 18.50 at the close. Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX:) added 3.13% or 0.80 points to end at 26.36 and Element Fleet Management Corp (TSX:) was up 2.60% or 0.34 points to 13.44 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Cronos Group Inc (TSX:), which lost 4.10% or 0.38 points to trade at 8.88 in late trade. Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX:) declined 3.73% or 0.415 points to end at 10.715 and Alamos Gold Inc (TSX:) shed 3.31% or 0.38 points to 11.10.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 475 to 456 and 116 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was unchanged 0% to 11.27.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.31% or 5.95 to $1899.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.12% or 0.06 to hit $48.34 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.14% or 0.07 to trade at $51.56 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.10% to 0.7843, while CAD/EUR rose 0.75% to 0.6419.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 89.912.
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