© Reuters. Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.66%
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 0.66%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Laurentian Bank Of Canada (TSX:), which rose 5.64% or 2.27 points to trade at 42.49 at the close. goeasy Ltd (TSX:) added 4.40% or 6.11 points to end at 145.02 and Air Canada (TSX:) was up 4.27% or 1.01 points to 24.65 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:), which lost 7.33% or 1.68 points to trade at 21.24 in late trade. SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSX:) declined 5.72% or 0.67 points to end at 11.05 and New Gold Inc (TSX:) shed 5.48% or 0.125 points to 2.155.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 630 to 410 and 110 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 June delivery was down 0.64% or 11.45 to $1781.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.47% or 0.29 to hit $61.64 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.37% or 0.24 to trade at $65.56 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.06% to 0.7996, while CAD/EUR rose 0.19% to 0.6660.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 91.323.
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