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Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.07%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Materials and Clean Technology

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Materials and Clean Technology sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.07% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Aphria Inc (TO:APHA), which rose 11.59% or 1.030 points to trade at 9.920 at the close. Meanwhile, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TO:TRQ) added 4.63% or 0.100 points to end at 2.260 and Cronos Group Inc (TO:CRON) was up 4.36% or 0.8600 points to 20.5900 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Crescent Point Energy Corp . (TO:CPG), which fell 4.94% or 0.23 points to trade at 4.43 at the close. Pan American Silver Corp (TO:PAAS) declined 3.62% or 0.68 points to end at 18.13 and BRP Inc (TO:DOO) was down 3.56% or 1.44 points to 39.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 592 to 465 and 119 ended unchanged.

Shares in Cronos Group Inc (TO:CRON) rose to all time highs; rising 4.36% or 0.8600 to 20.5900.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 3.85% to 17.54.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.23% or 3.00 to $1279.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $54.22 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.18% or 0.11 to trade at $62.81 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.34% to 0.7521, while CAD/EUR fell 0.34% to 0.6614.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.990.