Investing.com – Canadian stocks were higher at the end of trading, on Friday; Growth in the health, finance and communications sectors contributed to this increase.
Among the major players in the S & P / TSX group were Aurora Cannabis Inc (TO: ACB), which rose 7.77% or 0.89 points and ended the day at 12.81. In second place, Fortuna Silver Mines Ltd. (to: FVI) gained 7.45% or 0.36 points to close at 5.19 Title Knight Therapeutics Inc. (headline: GUD) The headline completes it with the first three with an increase of 6.09% or 0.46 points for a close Of the meeting at 8.01.
Westshore Terminals Invest Corp (TO: WTE) recorded the worst performance, down 11.98% or 2.61 points to trade at 19.18. Precision Drilling Corp. (TO: PD) drops 5.05% or .16 points and ends at 3.01. For its part, Intertep Polymer Group Ltd. (ITP) is losing 4.42% or 0.84 points to a closing price of 18.17.
The price gains on the Toronto Stock Exchange rose 539 to 523 and 121, unchanged.
Westsori Terminals Invest Corp. (TO: WTE) stocks fell to a 52-week low, after falling 11.98% or 2.61 points at 19.18 stock.
The S & P / TSX 60 VIX, which measures the volatility of the S & P / TSX, dropped 21.50% to 10.15, a new 52 week high.
On the other hand, gold for April delivery gained 0.51% or 6.65 points to $ 1,301.75 per troy ounce. As for other commodities, crude for April delivery fell 0.34% or 0.20 points to $ 58.41 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in May fell 0.30%, or 0.20 points to $ 67.03 a barrel.
CAD / USD fell 0.09% to 0.7491, while CAD / EUR was down 0.24% to 0.6616.