© Reuters Canada: Stock markets end higher; The S&P/TSX rose 1.22%
Investing.com – Canada: Stock markets ended higher on Tuesday; The growth and, sectors contributed to this increase.
At the close in Toronto, the index rose 1.22%, hitting a 3-month high.
The best performer of the index session was Eldorado Gold Corp (TSX): up 9.76%, or 0.91 points, to a closing price of 10.23. In second place we find K92 Mining Corporation (TSX:) which gained 9.04%, or 0.63 points, to close at 7.60. Converge Technology Solutions Corp (TSX) completes the top three with an increase of 8.72%, or 0.32 points, to end the session at 3.99.
Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd (TSX:) was the worst performer of the session losing 5.52%, or 1.71 points, to close at 29.25. Canopy Growth Corp (TSX: 4.11%, or 0.20 points, closed at 4.67. For its part, EQB Inc (TSX::) lost 3.30%, or 1.96 points, to a closing price of 57.43.
Advances outnumbered decliners on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 722 values to a 304 and 112 flat.
The index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX index options, fell 8.48% to 17.15, a new one-month low.
On the other hand, gold for December delivery rose 0.07%, or 1.15 points, to reach $1.00 an ounce. In terms of other commodities, the price of crude oil for January delivery increased by 1.41%, or 1.13 points, to a price of $81.17 a barrel, while the price of Brent crude oil for January delivery increased by 1.20%, or 1.05 points, at a price of $88.50 a barrel.
The CAD/USD pair was unchanged at 0.59% at 0.75, while the CAD/EUR pair stabilized at 0.00%, at 0.73.
The US Dollar Index fell 0.63% to 107.05.