Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 1.02%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 1.02%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Energy , Healthcare and IT sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 1.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Intertape Polymer Group Inc . (TSX: ITP ), which rose 19.81% or 3.31 points to trade at 20.02 at the close. SSR Mining Inc (TSX: SSRM ) added 10.82% or 2.56 points to end at 26.22 and Teranga Gold Corp (TSX: TGZ ) was up 6.70% or 0.88 points to 14.01 in late trade.

Biggest losers included NFI Group Inc (TSX: NFI ), which lost 9.97% or 1.81 points to trade at 16.35 in late trade. Cascades Inc . (TSX: CAS ) declined 9.34% or 1.41 points to end at 13.69 and Spin Master Corp (TSX: TOY ) shed 7.77% or 2.54 points to 30.13.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 651 to 365 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 0.70% or 13.05 to $1874.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.87% or 0.36 to hit $41.09 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.75% or 0.33 to trade at $43.47 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.60% to 0.7609, while CAD/EUR fell 0.82% to 0.6445.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 92.983.

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