Canada Market Closes Lower, S&P/ TSX Composite Falls 1.93%


On Wednesday, Canada stock market ended the day lower with S&P/TSX Composite shedding 1.93%, heading for a new one month low. The fall was led by energy, material, and healthcare sectors falling the most in Toronto exchange.

The top performers at the S&P/TSX Composite include Canada Goose Holdings which gained 2.63% or 1.00 points to settle at 39.00, Magna International which surged 2.11% or 1.22 points to trade at 59.02 in the late session, and Canadian Tire Corp Ltd rising 3.32% or 4.27 points to end the day at 132.94.

The worst performers on the exchange were Fortuna Silver Mines which declined 12.51% or 1.17 points to settle the day at 8.18, New Gold Incorporation which slumped 12.30% or 0.300 points to trade at 2.140, and Aurora Cannabis Incorporation losing 29.03% or 2.825 points to late trade at 6.905.

Overall, losers dominated the market with 856 falls, 212 gains, and 109 shares closing unchanged at the Toronto stock exchange.

Meanwhile, S&P/TSX 60 VIX witnessed no change and the US dollar index was 0.47% down, to trade at 94.457.


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