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Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.19%

Stock MarketsFeb 14, 2017 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Energy and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.19% to hit a new all time high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (TO:VRX), which rose 6.43% or 1.26 points to trade at 20.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Cameco Corp (TO:CCO) added 5.22% or 0.80 points to end at 16.14 and Lucara Diamond Corp (TO:LUC) was up 3.53% or 0.110 points to 3.230 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were OceanaGold Corporation (TO:OGC), which fell 6.32% or 0.280 points to trade at 4.150 at the close. DHX Media Ltd B (TO:DHXb) declined 5.91% or 0.37 points to end at 5.89 and Bombardier Inc (TO:BBDb) was down 3.10% or 0.080 points to 2.500.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 591 to 574 and 143 ended unchanged.

Shares in DHX Media Ltd B (TO:DHXb) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.91% or 0.37 to 5.89.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 205.04% to 12.11.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.30% or 3.70 to $1229.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.49% or 0.26 to hit $53.19 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.59% or 0.33 to trade at $55.92 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.04% to 0.7647, while CAD/EUR rose 0.14% to 0.7229.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 101.20.

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.19%
 

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