Stocks in Toronto were roughed up a mite Wednesday, as weakness in the energy and material sectors burdened the market.
The TSX was down 86.42 points to close Wednesday to 20,499.31.
The Canadian dollar forged ahead 0.03 cents to 74.77 cents U.S.
As mentioned off the top, energy tumbled, mostly Tourmaline Oil, declining $3.28, or 5.5%, to $55.96, while Peyto Exploration slipped 38 cents, or 3.1%, to $11.84.
In materials, Endeavour Silver cratered 80 cents, or 14.2%, to $4.82, while Mag Silver tumbled $1.16, or 6.6%, to $16.56.
Food stocks also took the brunt of it, most notably George Weston, off $4.73, or 2.7%, to $170.22, while Maple Leaf Foods slumped 75 cents, or 2.9%, to $25.00.
Industrials tried to help the markets dig out somewhat, as Boyd Group captured $16.67, or 7.3%, to $244.19, while Exchange Income Corporation shares took on $2.11, or 4.1%, to $54.04.
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