Canada shares higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.77%

  • Stock Market News
Canada shares higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.77%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the IT , Consumer Discretionary and Energy sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.77%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Kinaxis Inc (TSX: KXS ), which rose 7.92% or 15.75 points to trade at 214.68 at the close. Enghouse Systems Ltd (TSX: ENGH ) added 7.86% or 5.72 points to end at 78.50 and Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN ) was up 7.38% or 0.38 points to 5.53 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX: ACB ), which lost 4.85% or 0.620 points to trade at 12.160 in late trade. Cineplex Inc . (TSX: CGX ) declined 3.23% or 0.32 points to end at 9.58 and B2Gold Corp (TSX: BTO ) shed 3.08% or 0.27 points to 8.49.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 719 to 358 and 109 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 0.13% or 2.50 to $1976.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.70% or 0.30 to hit $42.91 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 1.08% or 0.49 to trade at $45.77 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.23% to 0.7647, while CAD/EUR fell 0.02% to 0.6419.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 92.323.

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or