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Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.19%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy, IT and Consumer Discretionary

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy, IT and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.19%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Methanex Corporation (TO:MX), which rose 6.87% or 5.27 points to trade at 81.96 at the close. Meanwhile, IAMGold Corporation (TO:IMG) added 4.02% or 0.170 points to end at 4.400 and Pretium Resources Inc. (TO:PVG) was up 3.73% or 0.40 points to 11.11 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were MEG Energy Corp (TO:MEG), which fell 6.12% or 0.34 points to trade at 5.22 at the close. Enbridge Inc. (TO:ENB) declined 5.78% or 2.86 points to end at 46.65 and Cenovus Energy Inc (TO:CVE) was down 5.67% or 0.69 points to 11.47.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 607 to 488 and 111 ended unchanged.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 1.23% to 13.15.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.07% or 0.85 to $1288.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $56.47 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $65.59 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.05% to 0.7511, while CAD/EUR fell 0.02% to 0.6625.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 96.535.