On Monday, Canada stock market closes higher after healthcare, clean technology, and energy sector dragged shares up. Toronto’s leading exchange, S&P/TSX Composite, surged 0.09% at the end.
The top performers on the index were Cronos Group Incorporation which surged 0.97 points or 13.72% to settle at 8.04, Canopy Growth Corporation gaining 3 points or 11.99% to trade at 28.020, and Aurora Cannabis Incorporation rising 15.89% or 0.855 points to 6.235 at the end.
The worst losers on the S&P/TSX Composite were Enghouse Systems slumping 3.10% or 2.05 points to settle the day at 64.06, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Incorporation falling 0.63 points or 3.02% to end the trading day at 20.22, and Sprott Incorporation which lost 3.36% or 1.34 points to trade at 38.5 in late trade.
In total, gainers dominated the market with advancing to losing stocks ratio being 604 to 375, with 113 shares closing day unchanged.
In the meantime, gold December futures gained 15.15 points or 0.81% to trade at $1895.05 per troy ounce. Brent January oil futures jumped 2.93% or 1.11 points to settle at $39.05, and crude December futures added 1.05 points or 2.93% to touch $36.84 per barrel.