On Monday, the Canadian stock market settled the day lower, with S&P/TSX Composite plunging 1.36% at the Toronto exchange, heading for a new 1 month low now. The fall was helmed primarily by healthcare, materials, and energy shares.
The top performers on the S&P/TSX Composite were Ballard Power Systems Incorporation, which gained 0.72 points, or 3.43%, to close the session at 21.71, Lightspeed POS, surging 1.16 points, or 2.98%, to 40.08 in the late session, and Shopify Incorporation which added 44.73 points, or 3.76%, to trade at 1234.73 at the end.
Similarly, the biggest losers included HudBay Minerals, falling 8.97% or 0.56 points to settle at 5.68, First Quantum Minerals shed 8.76% or 1.28 points to 13.33, and First Majestic Silver Corporation, declining 9.31%, or 1.46 points, to trade at 14.23 in the late session.
Overall, losers dominated the gainers by 963 to 177, with 54 closings unchanged.