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 fell 1.16%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Seven Generations Energy Ltd (TSX:), which rose 9.44% or 0.17 points to trade at 1.97 at the close. Crescent Point Energy Corp . (TSX:) added 9.30% or 0.12 points to end at 1.41 and Baytex Energy Corp (TSX:) was up 9.09% or 0.035 points to 0.420 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (TSX:), which lost 10.55% or 0.50 points to trade at 4.24 in late trade. CI Financial Corp (TSX:) declined 10.35% or 1.29 points to end at 11.17 and Equitable Group Inc. (TSX:) shed 9.33% or 5.13 points to 49.87.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 635 to 408 and 91 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was unchanged 0% to 11.27.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.61% or 10.00 to $1647.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 13.90% or 3.52 to hit $28.84 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 16.33% or 4.89 to trade at $34.83 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.21% to 0.7057, while CAD/EUR rose 0.28% to 0.6531.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 100.760.
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