Equities in Toronto stumbled to the finish on Friday, weighed on by cannabis share weakness and bad performance in the energy sector.
The TSX Composite index lost 23.98 points to end Friday at 20,287.80. Over the last five sessions, however, the index gained 95 points, or 0.47%.
The Canadian dollar fell 0.19 to 80.14 cents U.S.
Markets in Canada will be closed Monday for holiday.
As mentioned off the top, cannabis stocks took the biggest body blows, as Tilray fell $1.05, or 5.5%, to $18.13, while Canopy Growth shed 76 cents, or 3.1%, to $23.54.
In the oil patch, Imperial Oil dropped 86 cents, or 2.5%, to $34.01, while Tourmaline Oil dropped 74 cents, or 2.1%, to $34.00.
In financials, BMO fell $2.76, or 2.2%, to $123.38, while TD moved downward 94 cents, or 1.2%, to $82.76.
The half-dozen laggards were led by consumer discretionary stocks like BRP, up $1.36, … Read more