Investing.com | Sep 05, 2019 22:25
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.77% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Descartes Systems Group Inc (TSX:DSG), which rose 9.98% or 4.79 points to trade at 52.79 at the close. Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TSX:BIR) added 7.98% or 0.15 points to end at 2.03 and CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX:TRST) was up 7.41% or 0.1600 points to 2.3200 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Centerra Gold Inc (TSX:CG), which lost 9.32% or 1.17 points to trade at 11.39 in late trade. First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSX:FR) declined 9.09% or 1.36 points to end at 13.60 and Detour Gold Corporation (TSX:DGC) shed 8.31% or 2.06 points to 22.74.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 730 to 350 and 106 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 6.58% to 12.77.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 2.13% or 33.30 to $1527.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.14% or 0.08 to hit $56.18 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.07% or 0.04 to trade at $60.78 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.01% to 0.7559, while CAD/EUR unchanged 0.00% to 0.6849.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 98.350.
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