© Reuters. Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.08%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, the added 0.08%.

The best performers of the session on the were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TO:), which rose 12.50% or 0.310 points to trade at 2.790 at the close. Meanwhile, Keyera Corp . (TO:) added 9.52% or 2.70 points to end at 31.06 and HudBay Minerals Inc (TO:) was up 7.49% or 0.63 points to 9.04 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Cott Corporation (TO:), which fell 11.52% or 2.37 points to trade at 18.20 at the close. Lucara Diamond Corp (TO:) declined 8.38% or 0.150 points to end at 1.640 and Altus Group Limited (TO:) was down 6.94% or 1.780 points to 23.850.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 664 to 405 and 140 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 0.59% to 13.46.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.21% or 2.85 to $1330.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.23% or 0.13 to hit $57.09 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.19% or 0.13 to trade at $66.94 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.07% to 0.7617, while CAD/EUR rose 0.10% to 0.6715.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.405.

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