Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.70%

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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 lost 0.70%.

The best performers of the session on the were Enerflex Ltd . (TO:), which rose 10.12% or 1.69 points to trade at 18.39 at the close. Meanwhile, Bombardier Inc (TO:) added 8.57% or 0.210 points to end at 2.660 and Exchange Income Corporation (TO:) was up 6.96% or 2.190 points to 33.670 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Sierra Wireless Inc . (TO:), which fell 17.99% or 4.65 points to trade at 21.20 at the close. Kinaxis Inc (TO:) declined 16.47% or 14.60 points to end at 74.03 and Paramount Resources Ltd . (TO:) was down 12.88% or 1.24 points to 8.39.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 792 to 342 and 96 ended unchanged.

Shares in Enerflex Ltd. (TO:) rose to 52-week highs; up 10.12% or 1.69 to 18.39. Shares in Paramount Resources Ltd. (TO:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 12.88% or 1.24 to 8.39.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 0.90% to 16.80.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.33% or 16.30 to $1209.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.47% or 0.89 to hit $59.78 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.47% or 1.04 to trade at $69.61 a barrel.

CAD/USD was down 0.32% to 0.7578, while CAD/EUR fell 0.07% to 0.6684.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 96.72.

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