Category: Stock Market
Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Mining, Energy and Materials sectors led shares lower.At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.13%.The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Intertain Group (TO:IT), which rose 5.10% or 0.65 points to trade at 13.39 at the close. Meanwhile, Aimia Inc (TO:AIM) added 4.16% or 0.34 points to end at 8.52 and WestJet Airlines Ltd (TO:WJA) was up 3.47% or 0.77 points to 22.95 in late trade.The worst performers of the session were First Majestic Silver Corp. (TO:FR), which fell 3.34% or 0.45 points to trade at 13.04 at the close. Lundin Mining Corporation (TO:LUN) declined 3.18% or 0.140 points to end at 4.260 and Canadian Energy Services&Technology Corp (TO:CEU) was down 2.89% or 0.100 points to 3.360.Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 586 to 507 and 153 ended unchanged.The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 4.82% to 13.05.Gold for August delivery was down 0.76% or 9.20 to $1207.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.59% or 0.29 to hit $49.62 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.72% or 0.36 to trade at $50.31 a barrel.CAD/USD was down 0.17% to 0.7662, while CAD/EUR fell 0.39% to 0.6879.The US Dollar Index was down 0.01% at 95.72.