Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the lost 0.56%.
The best performers of the session on the were IAMGold Corporation (TSX:), which rose 7.13% or 0.310 points to trade at 4.660 at the close. Meanwhile, Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TSX:) added 6.25% or 0.13 points to end at 2.21 and Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSX:) was up 5.23% or 0.990 points to 19.930 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:), which fell 5.85% or 0.10 points to trade at 1.61 at the close. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:) declined 5.00% or 0.030 points to end at 0.570 and BRP Inc (TSX:) was down 4.99% or 2.07 points to 39.45.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 648 to 431 and 102 ended unchanged.
Shares in Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:) fell to all time lows; falling 5.00% or 0.030 to 0.570. Shares in Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSX:) rose to 52-week highs; up 5.23% or 0.990 to 19.930.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 5.60% to 13.58.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.38% or 5.80 to $1517.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $56.13 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.03% or 0.02 to trade at $60.09 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.02% to 0.7508, while CAD/EUR rose 0.01% to 0.6764.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 98.032.
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