Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the fell 0.32%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were MAG Silver Corp (TSX:), which rose 3.71% or 0.51 points to trade at 14.24 at the close. Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:) added 3.61% or 1.36 points to end at 39.00 and OceanaGold Corporation (TSX:) was up 3.11% or 0.080 points to 2.650 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX:), which lost 4.31% or 0.15 points to trade at 3.33 in late trade. Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:) declined 4.15% or 1.060 points to end at 24.480 and Crescent Point Energy Corp . (TSX:) shed 3.96% or 0.19 points to 4.61.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 518 to 515 and 125 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 20.97% to 12.75.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.65% or 9.50 to $1470.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 4.63% or 2.69 to hit $55.42 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 3.98% or 2.52 to trade at $60.75 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.01% to 0.7530, while CAD/EUR fell 0.04% to 0.6835.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 98.185.
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