Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.92%

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Canada shares lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.92%
Credit: © Reuters. – Canada equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy , Materials and Healthcare sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.92%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSX: AUP ), which rose 3.67% or 0.68 points to trade at 19.20 at the close. Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP (TSX: BEP_u ) added 3.23% or 1.60 points to end at 51.06 and Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX: SJ ) was up 3.10% or 1.37 points to 45.63 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSX: TXG ), which lost 5.75% or 1.13 points to trade at 18.51 in late trade. MAG Silver Corp (TSX: MAG ) declined 5.55% or 1.15 points to end at 19.58 and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd (TSX: KL ) shed 5.05% or 2.645 points to 49.760.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 603 to 481 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 February delivery was down 0.61% or 11.25 to $1832.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.92% or 0.43 to hit $47.00 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.66% or 0.33 to trade at $50.30 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.11% to 0.7836, while CAD/EUR fell 0.18% to 0.6451.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.30% at 90.648.

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