Canada: stock markets finish lower; the S&P/TSX composite index declined 0.60%

Investing.com – Canada: The equity markets have finished the session lower on Wednesday; the downturn in the sectors Energy, Materials, and Finance contributed to this decline.

With the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX index is down 0.60%.

The best performance of the session for the S&P/TSX composite is to be put to the credit of the title Cronos Group Inc (TO:CRON) increase of 3.44% is 0,7200 points for a closing price of 21,6300. In the second position, we find Premium Brands Holdings Corp (TO:PBH) who wins 3,03% 2,57 points for a closing to 87,37. The title Enghouse Systems Ltd (TO:ENGH) completes the top three with a growth of 2.59% 0.88 points for the end of the session to 34,86.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (TO:FM), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 10,64% 1.17 points for a closing price of 9.83. Peyto Exploration&Develop. Corp (TO:PEY) abandons 7,91% or 0.45 points and ends to 5.24. For its part, New Gold Inc (TO:NGD) loose 6,67% 0,060 points for a closing price of 0,840.

The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Toronto stock Exchange by 700 values to 367 and 109 stable.

The securities Peyto Exploration&Develop. Corp (TO:PEY) have decreased and reached a low , after a decline of 7,91% or 0.45 points for a course of 5.24. Titles New Gold Inc (TO:NGD) decreased and reached a low , after losing 6,67% 0,060 points for a course of 0,840.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/TSX composite index, lost 0.80 per cent up to 13.72.

On the other hand, the gold for delivery in June lost 0,02%, that is 0,25 points, to $1.272,95 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in July declined 2.85%, equivalent to 1,80 points for a $61,33 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in July gained of 0.04% or 0.03 points for a $70,86 the barrel.

The pair CAD/USD was down 0.03% to 0,7441, so that the pair CAD/EUR fell by 0.01% to 0,6674.

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