Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the declined 2.75% to hit a new 1-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Dye & Durham Ltd (TSX:), which rose 4.98% or 0.60 points to trade at 12.66 at the close. Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:) added 4.36% or 0.16 points to end at 3.83 and Converge Technology Solutions Corp (TSX:) was up 1.84% or 0.11 points to 6.10 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Bombardier Inc (TSX:), which lost 13.99% or 4.29 points to trade at 26.37 in late trade. Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:) declined 10.81% or 8.25 points to end at 68.05 and IAMGold Corporation (TSX:) shed 10.53% or 0.16 points to 1.36.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 992 to 97 and 57 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 4.87% to 21.48.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.76% or 29.60 to $1,651.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 5.21% or 4.35 to hit $79.14 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 4.33% or 3.92 to trade at $86.54 a barrel.
CAD/USD was unchanged 0.64% to 0.74, while CAD/EUR rose 0.85% to 0.76.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 1.50% at 112.77.