© Reuters. Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.28%

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

At the close in Toronto, the fell 0.28%.

The best performers of the session on the were Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (TSX:), which rose 4.71% or 0.46 points to trade at 10.23 at the close. Meanwhile, Gran Tierra Energy Inc (TSX:) added 3.66% or 0.070 points to end at 1.980 and Bombardier Inc (TSX:) was up 2.70% or 0.060 points to 2.280 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Russel Metals Inc . (TSX:), which fell 3.62% or 0.79 points to trade at 21.05 at the close. NovaGold Resources Inc (TSX:) declined 3.32% or 0.25 points to end at 7.28 and Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (TSX:) was down 2.97% or 0.94 points to 30.66.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 603 to 470 and 106 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 3.64% to 10.07 a new 1-month low.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 1.36% or 19.30 to $1401.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.68% or 0.39 to hit $57.73 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.85% or 1.17 to trade at $64.47 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.20% to 0.7644, while CAD/EUR rose 0.33% to 0.6811.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.52% at 96.835.

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