Investing.com | Jul 09, 2019 22:25
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.50%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Eldorado Gold Corp (TSX:ELD), which rose 5.65% or 0.46 points to trade at 8.60 at the close. Alacer Gold Corp (TSX:ASR) added 5.39% or 0.230 points to end at 4.500 and NovaGold Resources Inc (TSX:NG) was up 3.85% or 0.28 points to 7.56 in late trade.
Biggest losers included First Quantum Minerals Ltd . (TSX:FM), which lost 6.49% or 0.75 points to trade at 10.80 in late trade. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd . (TSX:WFT) declined 5.98% or 3.58 points to end at 56.28 and HudBay Minerals Inc (TSX:HBM) shed 5.55% or 0.37 points to 6.30.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 514 to 507 and 146 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 3.64% to 10.32.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.02% or 0.35 to $1399.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 1.23% or 0.71 to hit $58.37 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $64.48 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.03% to 0.7615, while CAD/EUR rose 0.00% to 0.6795.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 97.093.
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