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Energy, metals sectors lead Canada equities higher

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By Taylor Thomas

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Canadian equities climbed Tuesday, poised to recoup the losses they saw in the previous session as metals and energy stocks headed higher. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 41 points, or 0.4%, to 12,259.The diversified metals and mining index gained 1.1%, led by a 3.6% increase in Thompson Creek Metals Co. Inc. shares, as well as a 2.1% gain in shares of Teck Resources Ltd. . The energy index /zigman2/quotes/210598495/delayed XX:TORGC187 +4.72% gained 0.8%, led by Crew Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205009148/delayed CA:CR +6.00% , which rose 4.6% ahead of its Tuesday afternoon energy conference, and Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. , which climbed 2.6%. The TSX global gold index /zigman2/quotes/210598462/delayed XX:TORGC190 +0.64% rose 0.7%. In economic news Tuesday, Statistics Canada reported that Canada's trade deficit grew to $2.3 billion in July from $1.9 billion in June as merchandise exports fell 3.4% on the heels of an 8.5% decline in energy product exports.

/zigman2/quotes/210598495/delayed
XX : Canada: Toronto
232.27
+10.47 +4.72%
Volume: 114.67M
June 27, 2022 4:48p
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/zigman2/quotes/205009148/delayed
CA : Canada: Toronto
$ 4.77
+0.27 +6.00%
Volume: 533,976
June 27, 2022 4:15p
P/E Ratio
3.74
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$704.80 million
Rev. per Employee
$5.39M
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/zigman2/quotes/210598462/delayed
XX : Canada: Toronto
282.49
+1.79 +0.64%
Volume: 57.57M
June 27, 2022 4:48p
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