Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.62%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.62%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the IT , Healthcare and Clean Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.62% to hit a new 1-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN ), which rose 7.78% or 0.63 points to trade at 8.73 at the close. Enerplus Corporation (TSX: ERF ) added 4.44% or 0.45 points to end at 10.58 and Crescent Point Energy Corp . (TSX: CPG ) was up 3.68% or 0.22 points to 6.20 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Lightspeed Commerce Inc (TSX: LSPD ), which lost 9.01% or 11.20 points to trade at 113.07 in late trade. Docebo Inc (TSX: DCBO ) declined 7.53% or 7.06 points to end at 86.72 and Converge Technology Solutions Corp (TSX: CTS ) shed 7.05% or 0.720 points to 9.490.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 636 to 392 and 89 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 0.42% or 7.35 to $1765.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 2.21% or 1.68 to hit $77.56 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 2.45% or 1.94 to trade at $81.22 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.53% to 0.7947, while CAD/EUR rose 0.34% to 0.6838.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 93.823.

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