Canadian stocks up; Canada’s S&P/TSX composite up 0.38% at close By Investing.com

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© Reuters. Canadian stocks up; Canada’s S&P/TSX composite up 0.38% at close

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Toronto, Canada, it was up 0.38%.

The best performers of the session were Formelin Energy (TSX: ), which rose 6.34% or 1.57 points to trade at 26.34 at the close. Meanwhile, Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX: ) was up 6.00% or 5.01 points to end at 88.49 and MEG Energy Corporation (TSX: ) was up 5.65% or 1.12 points to end at 20.95 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Bombardier (TSX: ), which lost 5.36% or 1.36 points to trade at 24.01. Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX: ) was down 5.02% or 0.49 points to end at 9.28 and Nuvei Corp (TSX: ) was down 3.69% or 1.90 points to 49.60 at the close.

On the Toronto Stock Exchange, 653 stocks advanced, outnumbering those that closed lower by 383, while 98 stocks were little changed and unchanged.

Shares in Bausch Health Companies Inc (TSX: ) fell to lows; losing 5.02% or 0.49 to 9.28.

The measure of implied volatility for options on Canada’s Toronto S&P/TSX composite index fell 3.85% to 21.96.

Gold futures August options contracts fell 0.27% or 5.00 points to hit $1,835.60. As for the rest of the futures, the price of the WTI crude oil futures contract for delivery in August rose 1.71% (1.85 points) to be quoted at US$109.84, while the August Brent crude oil futures contract in London rose 0.74% (0.84) to trade at US$114.97.

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CAD/USD remained unchanged by 0.51% at 0.77, while CAD/EUR was basically flat by 0.34% at 0.74.

U.S. dollar index futures were down 0.03% at 104.23.

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