Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Materials, Consumer Staples and REITs sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite declined 0.84% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Dorel Industries Inc (TO:DIIb), which rose 5.30% or 1.31 points to trade at 26.03 at the close. Meanwhile, Parkland Fuel Corporation (TO:PKI) added 4.38% or 1.66 points to end at 39.59 and Trican Well Service Ltd . (TO:TCW) was up 3.53% or 0.100 points to 2.930 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (TO:MAXR), which fell 13.15% or 7.59 points to trade at 50.14 at the close. New Gold Inc (TO:NGD) declined 6.43% or 0.110 points to end at 1.600 and Aurora Cannabis Inc (TO:ACB) was down 6.12% or 0.400 points to 6.140.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 628 to 457 and 118 ended unchanged.
Shares in MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (TO:MAXR) fell to 5-year lows; down 13.15% or 7.59 to 50.14. Shares in Parkland Fuel Corporation (TO:PKI) rose to all time highs; rising 4.38% or 1.66 to 39.59.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 3.78% to 13.17.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.08% or 1.00 to $1218.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.10% or 0.07 to hit $69.08 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.06% or 0.78 to trade at $74.53 a barrel.
CAD/USD was down 0.45% to 0.7660, while CAD/EUR fell 0.77% to 0.6605.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 95.00.