At the close in Toronto, the fell 0.92%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSX:), which rose 3.67% or 0.68 points to trade at 19.20 at the close. Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP (TSX:) added 3.23% or 1.60 points to end at 51.06 and Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX:) was up 3.10% or 1.37 points to 45.63 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSX:), which lost 5.75% or 1.13 points to trade at 18.51 in late trade. MAG Silver Corp (TSX:) declined 5.55% or 1.15 points to end at 19.58 and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd (TSX:) shed 5.05% or 2.645 points to 49.760.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 603 to 481 and 109 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 Futures for February delivery was down 0.61% or 11.25 to $1832.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.92% or 0.43 to hit $47.00 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.66% or 0.33 to trade at $50.30 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.11% to 0.7836, while CAD/EUR fell 0.18% to 0.6451.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.30% at 90.648.