Canada’s share drops at the close of trading; S&P/TSX Composite Index down 0.65%

Investing.com – Canadian stocks were down at Wednesday’s close as losses in the , and , sectors pushed stocks lower.

At the close in Toronto, the was down 0.65%.

The biggest winners from the session on the were Dollarama Inc. (TSX:), which rose 5.27% or 3.68 points to trade at 73.49 at the close. Baytex Energy Corp (TSX:) added 4.79% or 0.40 points to end at 8.75 and Crescent Point Energy Corporation . (TSX:) rose 3.46% or 0.45 points to 13.46 late in the session.

The biggest losers are Enghouse Systems Ltd (TSX:), which fell 19.78% or 6.69 points to trade at 27.14 late in the session. Ero Copper Corp (TSX:) lost 6.87% or 1.08 points to end at 14.64 and TFI International Inc (TSX:) lost 5.49% or 5.87 points to 101.05.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising stocks by 692 to 329 and 109 remained unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX compound options, rose 3.31% to 17.81.

In commodities trading, gold futures for August delivery rose 0.13% or 2.45 to $1,854.55 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for July delivery rose 2.65% or 3.17 to $122.58 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 2.84% or 3. .43 to trade at $124.00 a barrel.

CAD/USD was unchanged 0.18% at 0.80, while CAD/EUR was unchanged 0.29% at 0.74.

US dollar index futures rose 0.23% to 102.56.

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