Canada’s share is higher at the close of trading; S&P/TSX Composite Index up 2.03%

Investing.com – Canadian equities were higher at Friday’s close as gains in sectors , and propelled stocks higher.

At the close in Toronto, the gain was 2.03%.

The biggest gainers on the session were Lightspeed Commerce Inc (TSX:), which rose 31.31% or 6.59 points to trade at 27.64 at the close. Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX:) added 15.87% or 0.50 points to end at 3.65 and Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd (TSX:) was up 15.01% or 3.92 points to end at 30.04. session.

The biggest losers were Canadian National Railway Company (TSX:), which fell 1.48% or 2.15 points to trade at 142.92 late in the session. OceanaGold Corporation (TSX:) fell 1.12% or 0.03 points to end at 2.64 and Saputo inc. (TSX:) fell 0.92% or 0.24 points to 25.94.

Rising stocks outnumbered falling stocks 894 to 156 and 80 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX compound options, fell 5.00% to 25.45.

In commodities trading, gold futures for June delivery fell 0.83% or 15.06 to $1,809.54 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for June delivery rose 4.09% or 4.34 to $110.47 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 3.87% or 4. 16 to trade at $111.61 a barrel.

CAD/USD rose 0.94% to 0.77, while CAD/EUR rose 0.74% to 0.74.

US dollar index futures fell 0.27% to 104.62.

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