Canada’s share drops at the close of trading; S&P/TSX Composite Index down 0.70%

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

At the close in Toronto, the was down 0.70%.

The biggest winners from the session on the were Dollarama Inc. (TSX:), which rose 3.25% or 2.35 points to trade at 74.64 at the close. Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:) added 3.06% or 3.42 points to end at 115.22 and CGI Inc (TSX:) was up 2.59% or 2.61 points at 103.43 at the end of the month. session.

Biggest Losers Included Lithium Americas Corp (TSX:), which fell 10.62% or 5.14 points to trade at 43.27 late in the session. Equinox Gold Corp (TSX:) fell 6.06% or 0.65 points to end at 10.07 and Crescent Point Energy Corporation . (TSX:) fell 5.88% or 0.56 points to 8.96.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising stocks by 777 to 281 and 91 remained unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX compound options, fell 3.35% to 14.70.

In commodities trading, gold futures for June delivery fell 0.71% or 13.80 to $1,920.20 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for May delivery fell 2.50% or 2.58 to $100.70 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 2.00% or 2, 15 to trade at $105.38 a barrel.

CAD/USD was unchanged 0.01% to 0.80, while CAD/EUR was unchanged 0.62% to 0.73.

US dollar index futures rose 0.51% to 99.47.

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