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 rose 0.41% to hit a new all time high.
The best performers of the session on the were Ero Copper Corp (TO:), which rose 10.52% or 1.70 points to trade at 17.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Canopy Growth Corp (TO:) added 4.43% or 2.53 points to end at 59.640 and Martinrea International Inc . (TO:) was up 3.67% or 0.49 points to 13.85 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were HudBay Minerals Inc (TO:), which fell 3.96% or 0.40 points to trade at 9.71 at the close. Kinross Gold Corporation (TO:) declined 3.35% or 0.15 points to end at 4.33 and Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (TO:) was down 3.32% or 0.14 points to 4.08.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.
Shares in Ero Copper Corp (TO:) rose to all time highs; rising 10.52% or 1.70 to 17.86. Shares in Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (TO:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 3.32% or 0.14 to 4.08.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 9.90% to 9.92 a new 52-week low.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.01% or 0.01 to $1277.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.38% or 0.24 to hit $64.00 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.04% or 0.03 to trade at $71.95 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.11% to 0.7467, while CAD/EUR fell 0.23% to 0.6639.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 97.132.
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