Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.35%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.35%
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Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Healthcare , Industrials and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.35%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSX: FFH ), which rose 7.79% or 42.31 points to trade at 585.75 at the close. Osisko Mining Corp (TSX: OSK ) added 6.45% or 0.20 points to end at 3.30 and Trisura Group Ltd (TSX: TSU ) was up 4.51% or 1.96 points to 45.41 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Real Matters Inc (TSX: REAL ), which lost 10.94% or 1.02 points to trade at 8.35 in late trade. Bombardier Inc (TSX: BBDb ) declined 5.98% or 0.110 points to end at 1.730 and Ballard Power Systems Inc (TSX: BLDP ) shed 5.93% or 1.33 points to 21.10.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 598 to 385 and 126 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 up 3.42% to 12.08.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.69% or 12.85 to $1866.95 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 2.98% or 2.38 to hit $77.36 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 2.72% or 2.24 to trade at $80.19 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.45% to 0.7923, while CAD/EUR fell 0.36% to 0.7003.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.847.

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