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{{moment(articledata.cdate)}} @{{" ","")}} comment – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Energy, Industrials and Telecoms sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.38%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Maple Leaf Foods Inc . (TSX:MFI), which rose 8.69% or 1.95 points to trade at 24.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF) added 5.94% or 3.11 points to end at 55.46 and Energy Fuels Inc. (TSX:EFR) was up 2.72% or 0.22 points to 8.31 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd (TSX:BDGI), which fell 6.47% or 2.57 points to trade at 37.15 at the close. Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TSX:BIR) declined 3.96% or 0.25 points to end at 6.07 and Aya Gold&Silver Inc (TSX:AYA) was down 3.70% or 0.54 points to 14.07.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 521 to 401 and 114 ended unchanged.

Shares in Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 5.94% or 3.11 to 55.46.

The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 4.21% to 8.42.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.32% or 7.60 to $2,371.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August fell 0.74% or 0.61 to hit $81.72 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.97% or 0.83 to trade at $84.92 a barrel.

CAD/USD was unchanged 0.01% to 0.73, while CAD/EUR unchanged 0.10% to 0.68.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 104.79.

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