Investing.com – Canada: The equity markets have finished the session higher on Thursday; the progress of the sectors consumer Products, non-essential, Energy, and Materials has contributed to this increase.
The best performance of the session for the S&P/TSX composite is to be put to the credit of the title MEG Energy Corp (TSX:MEG) up 12.28% a 0.56 points for a closing price of 5.12. In the second position, we find Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL), which wins 11,32% is 4,78 points for a close at 46,99. The title Alacer Gold Corp (TSX:ASR) completes the top three with an increase from 10.22% to be 0,380 points for the end of the session at 4,100.
Hexo Corp (TSX:HEXO) sign the worst performance of the session, losing 8,44% or 0,7200 points for a closing price of 7,8100. BCE Inc (TSX:BCE) gives up 4.22 per cent or 2,64 points and ends at 59,88. For its part, CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX: (TRST)) loose to 4.16% or 0,2900 points for a closing price of 6,6800.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Toronto stock Exchange by 543 values 508 and 130 stable.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/TSX index has lost 0,08%, reaching 12.06.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August gained 0.70 per cent is 9,30 points, to $1.346,10 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in July rose 2.09% 1.07 points to a course of $52,21 the barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August gained 0.05 per cent or 0.03 points for a $61,34 the barrel.
The pair CAD/USD has recorded an increase of 0.03% to 0,7505, so that the pair CAD/EUR fell by 0.02% to 0,6651.