Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Toronto, the added 0.56%.
The best performers of the session on the were CannTrust Holdings Inc (TO:), which rose 6.64% or 0.5100 points to trade at 8.1900 at the close. Meanwhile, Cronos Group Inc (TO:) added 6.20% or 1.2000 points to end at 20.5400 and Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TO:) was up 5.95% or 0.20 points to 3.56 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were IAMGold Corporation (TO:), which fell 3.92% or 0.130 points to trade at 3.190 at the close. New Gold Inc (TO:) declined 3.70% or 0.040 points to end at 1.040 and MAG Silver Corp (TO:) was down 3.23% or 0.43 points to 12.87.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 684 to 353 and 140 ended unchanged.
Shares in IAMGold Corporation (TO:) fell to 3-years lows; down 3.92% or 0.130 to 3.190.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 0.63% to 17.38.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.33% or 4.25 to $1297.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.49% or 0.30 to hit $61.34 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 0.10% or 0.07 to trade at $70.93 a barrel.
CAD/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 0.7428, while CAD/EUR rose 0.10% to 0.6630.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 97.340.
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