Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.54%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.54%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Telecoms , Energy and Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.54%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Canada Goose Holdings Inc (TSX: GOOS ), which rose 7.60% or 3.02 points to trade at 42.77 at the close. Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX: LUN ) added 5.45% or 0.385 points to end at 7.445 and Ero Copper Corp (TSX: ERO ) was up 4.86% or 0.90 points to 19.41 in late trade.

Biggest losers included OceanaGold Corporation (TSX: OGC ), which lost 9.29% or 0.210 points to trade at 2.050 in late trade. Osisko Mining Corp (TSX: OSK ) declined 3.61% or 0.13 points to end at 3.47 and Inter Pipeline Ltd (TSX: IPL ) shed 3.61% or 0.49 points to 13.07.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 551 to 494 and 103 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 down 0.62% or 11.80 to $1891.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.40% or 0.55 to hit $39.84 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.96% or 0.40 to trade at $41.96 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.53% to 0.7508, while CAD/EUR rose 0.72% to 0.6403.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 93.898.

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