Investing.com | Aug 21, 2019 22:25
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.59%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:TRQ), which rose 14.04% or 0.080 points to trade at 0.650 at the close. Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX:BHC) added 5.37% or 1.52 points to end at 29.83 and Aphria Inc (TSX:APHA) was up 4.93% or 0.410 points to 8.720 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:PD), which lost 4.97% or 0.08 points to trade at 1.53 in late trade. CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX:TRST) declined 4.62% or 0.1200 points to end at 2.4800 and B2Gold Corp (TSX:BTO) shed 3.31% or 0.160 points to 4.670.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 535 to 517 and 126 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 5.15% to 12.88.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.20% or 3.05 to $1512.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.48% or 0.27 to hit $55.86 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $60.42 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.05% to 0.7527, while CAD/EUR rose 0.06% to 0.6789.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 98.190.
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