Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Energy, Healthcare and Clean Technology sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.23%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Badger Daylighting Ltd . (TO:BAD), which rose 10.39% or 2.93 points to trade at 31.13 at the close. Meanwhile, Lundin Mining Corporation (TO:LUN) added 5.28% or 0.280 points to end at 5.580 and TFI International Inc (TO:TFII) was up 4.16% or 1.81 points to 45.31 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (TO:PBH), which fell 16.13% or 14.01 points to trade at 72.83 at the close. CES Energy Solutions Corp (TO:CEU) declined 10.30% or 0.340 points to end at 2.960 and Baytex Energy Corp (TO:BTE) was down 10.00% or 0.25 points to 2.25.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 750 to 384 and 91 ended unchanged.
Shares in Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (TO:PBH) fell to 52-week lows; down 16.13% or 14.01 to 72.83. Shares in CES Energy Solutions Corp (TO:CEU) fell to 52-week lows; losing 10.30% or 0.340 to 2.960. Shares in Baytex Energy Corp (TO:BTE) fell to 52-week lows; falling 10.00% or 0.25 to 2.25.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 7.09% to 18.35.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.16% or 1.90 to $1203.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 7.99% or 4.79 to hit $55.14 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 7.16% or 5.02 to trade at $65.10 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.08% to 0.7554, while CAD/EUR fell 0.54% to 0.6692.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 97.00.