Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.10%
Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Energy , Clean Technology and Materials sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.10%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were BlackBerry Ltd (TSX: BB ), which rose 11.85% or 1.36 points to trade at 12.84 at the close. BRP Inc (TSX: DOO ) added 6.19% or 5.13 points to end at 88.03 and Aphria Inc (TSX: APHA ) was up 5.38% or 0.820 points to 16.070 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Ballard Power Systems Inc (TSX: BLDP ), which lost 9.02% or 3.94 points to trade at 39.73 in late trade. Osisko Mining Corp (TSX: OSK ) declined 6.92% or 0.24 points to end at 3.23 and Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (TSX: FVI ) shed 7.01% or 0.73 points to 9.69.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 607 to 440 and 94 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 February delivery was down 1.25% or 23.15 to $1828.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 2.30% or 1.23 to hit $52.34 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 2.30% or 1.30 to trade at $55.12 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.68% to 0.7858, while CAD/EUR fell 0.05% to 0.6503.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.56% at 90.722.
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