Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the declined 0.94%.
The best performers of the session on the were OceanaGold Corporation (TO:), which rose 4.32% or 0.180 points to trade at 4.350 at the close. Meanwhile, Franco-Nevada Corporation (TO:) added 3.59% or 3.53 points to end at 101.94 and Barrick Gold Corporation (TO:) was up 3.38% or 0.60 points to 18.36 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Lundin Mining Corporation (TO:), which fell 8.08% or 0.525 points to trade at 5.975 at the close. BRP Inc (TO:) declined 7.53% or 2.90 points to end at 35.61 and MEG Energy Corp (TO:) was down 6.56% or 0.38 points to 5.41.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 708 to 356 and 144 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 9.36% to 13.91 a new 1-month high.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.46% or 5.95 to $1313.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 1.92% or 1.15 to hit $58.83 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 1.43% or 0.97 to trade at $66.89 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.41% to 0.7453, while CAD/EUR rose 0.25% to 0.6595.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 96.118.
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