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Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.23%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Industrials and Real Estate

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Industrials and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.23% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Chorus Aviation Inc (TO:CHR), which rose 15.10% or 0.950 points to trade at 7.240 at the close. Meanwhile, Canopy Growth Corp (TO:WEED) added 11.17% or 5.670 points to end at 56.450 and Goldcorp Inc. (TO:G) was up 7.23% or 0.93 points to 13.79 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Precision Drilling Corporation (TO:PD), which fell 5.08% or 0.15 points to trade at 2.80 at the close. Stars Group Inc (TO:TSGI) declined 4.88% or 1.22 points to end at 23.78 and Norbord Inc (TO:OSB) was down 4.57% or 1.78 points to 37.16.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 597 to 515 and 94 ended unchanged.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 3.47% to 18.48.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.19% or 2.40 to $1291.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.88% or 0.97 to hit $50.62 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 2.23% or 1.35 to trade at $59.13 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.10% to 0.7531, while CAD/EUR fell 0.08% to 0.6567.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.197.