Canada: equities end higher; the S&P/TSX composite index gaining 0.38 per cent

Canada: The equity markets have finished the session higher on Thursday; the progress of the sectors Materials, Energy, and Health has contributed to this increase.

With the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index gained 0.38 per cent, thus signalling a higher a month.

The best performance of the session for the S&P/TSX composite is to be put to the credit of the title Eldorado Gold Corp (TSX:ELD) increase of 12.00%, equivalent to 0.72 points for a closing price of 6.72. In the second position, we find Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI) and win 9,52% or 0.28 points to close at 3,22. The title Crescent Point Energy Corp (TSX:CPG) completes the top three with an increase of 8.72% or 0.36 points to end the session at 4.49.

Research in Motion (TSX:BB) signs the worst performance of the session, losing 4,29% or 0.51 points for a closing price of 11,38. Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX:HBC) gives up 3.96 percent is of 0.39 points and ends 9.46. For its part, Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS) loose 3,41% 0.44 points for a closing price of 12,47.

The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of securities decline on the Toronto stock Exchange by the 661 values at 420 and 103 stable.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/TSX composite index, has increased of 2.11% up to 11.15.

On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August gained 3,22% is 43,40 points, to $1.392,20 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose 5.87%, or 3.17 in points for a $57.14 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August gained 0.12 per cent representing 0.08 points for a $64,59 the barrel.

The pair CAD/USD was down 0.03% to 0,7579, so that the pair CAD/EUR remained stable at 0.00% to 0,6712.

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