Canada Market Closes 0.59% Up; S&P/TSX Composite ends higher


On Thursday, the Canadian stock exchange ended the day higher, with S&P/TSX Composite settling 0.59% higher as advances in consumer discretionary, energy, and material industry helmed gains at the Toronto share market.

The best performers on the Toronto share market were MAG Silver Corporation which advanced 7.12% or 1.37 points to settle the day at 20.61, Teranga Gold Corporation rising 6.73% or 0.87 points to trade at 13.79 in the late session, and Kinross Gold which surged 7.47% or 0.82 points to end the day at 11.80.

Biggest losers included Ballard Power Systems which fell 4.95% or 0.99 points to settle the day at 18.99, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation slumping 3.61% or 0.86 points to trade at 22.95, and Aphria Incorporation shedding 5.23% or 0.310 points to late trade at 5.620 in the session.

In total, gaining stocks outnumbered the declining ones by 534 to 527, with 112 shares settling unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Meanwhile, S&P/TSX 60 VIX continued its unchanged rally and trade at 11.27.

In commodities trading, gold December futures added another 0.36% or 6.65 to trade at $1875.05 a troy ounce, November delivery for crude futures surged 0.60% or 0.24 to hit another $40.17 per barrel, and the Brent November futures shed 0.05% or 0.02 to settle at $41.75 per barrel.

CAD/USD and CAD/EUR surged 0.27% and 0.20% to trade at 0.7490 and 0.6417.

The US Dollar Index Futures traded 0.09% down at 94.358.


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