Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the IT, Consumer Discretionary and Clean Technology sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.20%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Gildan Activewear Inc. (TO:GIL), which rose 21.60% or 7.30 points to trade at 41.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Norbord Inc (TO:OSB) added 9.02% or 4.23 points to end at 51.13 and Seven Generations Energy Ltd (TO:VII) was up 8.13% or 1.22 points to 16.22 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Kinross Gold Corporation (TO:K), which fell 4.10% or 0.19 points to trade at 4.44 at the close. IGM Financial Inc . (TO:IGM) declined 3.87% or 1.53 points to end at 37.96 and Torex Gold Resources Inc (TO:TXG) was down 3.77% or 0.360 points to 9.200.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.
Shares in Kinross Gold Corporation (TO:K) fell to 52-week lows; down 4.10% or 0.19 to 4.44.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 8.21% to 11.97.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.43% or 5.20 to $1214.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.44% or 0.30 to hit $68.66 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.35% or 0.26 to trade at $73.19 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.03% to 0.7677, while CAD/EUR rose 0.08% to 0.6633.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 95.12.