Investing.com – Canada equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Toronto, the added 0.29%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were MEG Energy Corp (TSX:), which rose 6.72% or 0.90 points to trade at 14.29 at the close. Vermilion Energy Inc . (TSX:) added 5.50% or 1.04 points to end at 19.94 and Enerplus Corporation (TSX:) was up 5.29% or 0.75 points to 14.93 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:), which lost 5.34% or 0.62 points to trade at 11.00 in late trade. K92 Mining Inc (TSX:) declined 4.43% or 0.32 points to end at 7.00 and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc . (TSX:) shed 4.50% or 1.35 points to 28.63.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 677 to 354 and 105 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 4.73% to 15.72.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.20% or 3.65 to $1817.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.40% or 1.97 to hit $84.09 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.20% or 1.86 to trade at $86.33 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.25% to 0.7966, while CAD/EUR rose 0.11% to 0.6977.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 95.145.
Credit: in.investing.com – Source link