Canada market ends the day lower; S&P Composite falls 1.38%

Canada market ends the day lower; S&P Composite falls 1.38%

On Monday, Canada stock market index, S&P/TSX Composite, closes 1.38% lower propelled majorly by consumer discretionary, healthcare, and energy sectors. 


The top performers on the index were Husky Energy Incorporation which surged 11.99% or 0.38 points to trade at 3.55, Alamos Gold added 2.99% or 0.33 points to end the day at 11.38 in late trade, and Genworth MI Canada Incorporation which gained 24.17% or 8.60 points to close at 44.18. 


The top losers on the S&P/TSX Composite were Cenovus Energy Incorporation which shed 0.41 points or 8.40% to close the day at 4.47, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation which slumped 1.82 points or 7.20% to 23.45, and Vermilion Energy losing 0.35 points or 9.02% to late trade at 3.53. 


Meanwhile, the US greenback index futures traded at 93.058, rising 0.32%, with CAD/EUR and CAD/USD both plunging 0.07% and 0.5% to trade at 0.6413 and 0.7575, respectively. 

Overall, total losers dominated the gainers on the index by 898 to 172, with 100 stocks ending unchanged at the close in Toronto.  


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