Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.06%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.06%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Energy , Financials and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX: ACB ), which rose 63.97% or 5.220 points to trade at 13.380 at the close. Cronos Group Inc (TSX: CRON ) added 21.78% or 1.84 points to end at 10.29 and Canopy Growth Corp (TSX: WEED ) was up 12.26% or 3.390 points to 31.050 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX: GIL ), which lost 5.64% or 1.63 points to trade at 27.27 in late trade. Ballard Power Systems Inc (TSX: BLDP ) declined 5.47% or 1.19 points to end at 20.57 and Pembina Pipeline Corp (TSX: PPL ) shed 5.46% or 1.56 points to 27.02.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 482 to 480 and 95 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was unchanged 0% to 11.27.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.39% or 7.50 to $1954.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 4.07% or 1.58 to hit $37.21 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 3.47% or 1.42 to trade at $39.51 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.14% to 0.7675, while CAD/EUR fell 0.32% to 0.6458.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 92.205.

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