Fintech Zoom – Canada equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Toronto, the added 0.12%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Trillium Therapeutics Inc (TSX:), which rose 6.57% or 0.86 points to trade at 13.94 at the close. Lundin Gold
Biggest losers included Centerra Gold
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 629 to 446 and 98 ended unchanged on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was unchanged 0% to 11.27.
In commodities trading, Gold for April delivery was up 0.45% or 7.75 to $1740.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 2.63% or 1.58 to hit $61.58 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 2.21% or 1.40 to trade at $64.68 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.11% to 0.8000, while CAD/EUR fell 0.02% to 0.6718.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 91.948.