Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the fell 0.75%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Dundee Precious Metals Inc (TSX:), which rose 11.73% or 1.06 points to trade at 10.10 at the close. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd (TSX:) added 7.15% or 4.885 points to end at 73.175 and Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:) was up 7.09% or 0.83 points to 12.54 in late trade.
Biggest losers included SNC-Lavalin Group Inc . (TSX:), which lost 8.99% or 2.10 points to trade at 21.25 in late trade. Air Canada (TSX:) declined 6.09% or 0.98 points to end at 15.11 and Equitable Group Inc. (TSX:) shed 4.88% or 3.98 points to 77.53.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 567 to 479 and 113 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was unchanged 0% to 11.27.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 1.54% or 30.00 to $1972.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.23% or 0.49 to hit $40.41 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 0.88% or 0.38 to trade at $43.63 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.15% to 0.7459, while CAD/EUR rose 0.77% to 0.6334.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.47% at 93.445.
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