Canada Stocks Fall When Trade Close; S & P / TSX Composite Index Declines 0.83% – Canadian stocks were down at Monday’s close, as losses in, and sectors pushed stocks lower.

At the close in Toronto, the index was down 0.83%.

The biggest winners of the session were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX :), which rose 12.52% or 2.33 points to trade at 20.94 at the close. NovaGold Resources Inc (TSX 🙂 added 3.30% or 0.29 points to close at 9.07 and Silvercorp Metals Inc (TSX 🙂 was up 2.64% or 0.12 points to 4.66 at the end of the session.

Biggest losers included Lithium Americas Corp (TSX :), which lost 7.14% or 3.05 points to trade at 39.67 late in the day. Enerplus Corporation (TSX 🙂 lost 4.83% or 0.66 points to end at 1:00 p.m. and Capstone Mining Corp (TSX 🙂 lost 4.59% or 0.26 points to 5.40.

Falling stocks outnumbered rising 731 to 287 stocks and 110 remained unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The, which measures the implied volatility of S & P / TSX composite options, rose 3.19% to 14.90.

In commodities trading, gold futures for February delivery rose 0.17% or 2.95 to $ 1,787.75 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for January delivery fell 0.75% or 0.54 to $ 71.13 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.93% or 0 .70 to trade at $ 74.45 per barrel.

CAD / USD lost 0.53% to 0.7818, while CAD / EUR lost 0.31% to 0.6923.

The US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.19% to 96.260.

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