Investing.com – Canada equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the fell 0.83% to hit a new 52-week low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Kinaxis Inc (TSX:), which rose 6.18% or 8.10 points to trade at 139.22 at the close. Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX:) added 5.13% or 0.49 points to end at 10.05 and Cargojet Inc (TSX:) was up 3.64% or 4.07 points to 115.89 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Athabasca Oil Corp (TSX:), which lost 9.18% or 0.19 points to trade at 1.88 in late trade. Baytex Energy Corp (TSX:) declined 7.73% or 0.45 points to end at 5.37 and Headwater Exploration Inc (TSX:) shed 7.33% or 0.40 points to 5.06.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 829 to 221 and 73 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 3.21% to 22.17.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.56% or 25.85 to $1,629.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.82% or 2.22 to hit $76.52 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 2.81% or 2.39 to trade at $82.64 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 1.03% to 0.73, while CAD/EUR unchanged 0.14% to 0.76.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.98% at 114.07.