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TSX falls on weaker oil prices, downbeat earnings

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07/30/2020 | 10:30am EDT
Passersby watch the performance of stocks on a financial news television screen in the business district of Toronto

Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as energy stocks were weighed by lower oil prices and a slate of dismal earnings from those including Husky Energy Inc and TC Energy Corp.

* The energy sector dropped 2.6% as U.S. crude prices were down 2.4% a barrel and Brent crude lost 1.9%. [O/R]

* Shares of Husky Energy fell 4.5% after the company posted a quarterly loss compared with a year-ago profit, while TC Energy dropped 1.5% after posting a 6% fall in second-quarter comparable profit.

* At 9:44 a.m. ET (1344 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 190.58 points, or 1.17%, at 16,104.08.

* Whitecap Resources Inc fell 5.2%, the most on the TSX, after the oil producer posted a wider-than-expected loss.

* The second biggest decliner was methanol producer Methanex Corp, down 4.6%.

* The materials sector, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, lost 1.2% as gold futures fell 0.3% to $1,947.1 an ounce. [GOL/]

* On the TSX, 30 issues were higher, while 191 issues declined for a 6.37-to-1 ratio to the downside, with 18.27 million shares traded.

* The largest percentage gainer on the TSX was Tourmaline Oil Corp , which jumped 4.8% after the oil producer posted a surprise profit.

* Its gains were followed by pot producer Aphria Inc , which rose 4.3%, after brokerage CIBC hiked its price target on the stock.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Eastmain Resources Inc , Kinross Gold Corp and Baytex Energy Corp .

* The TSX posted one new 52-week highs and no new low.

* Across all Canadian issues there were 17 new 52-week highs and two new lows, with total volume of 41.97 million shares.

(Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel)

Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
APHRIA INC. 1.59% 5.75 Delayed Quote.-16.52%
BAYTEX ENERGY CORP. 6.90% 0.465 Delayed Quote.-76.74%
EASTMAIN RESOURCES INC. 2.08% 0.245 Delayed Quote.128.57%
GOLD 0.00% 1882.414 Delayed Quote.22.75%
HUSKY ENERGY INC. 3.91% 3.19 Delayed Quote.-70.54%
KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION 1.28% 11.87 Delayed Quote.90.26%
LONDON BRENT OIL -0.59% 42.26 Delayed Quote.-36.77%
METHANEX CORPORATION 6.91% 31.88 Delayed Quote.-40.54%
S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX 1.10% 16242.81 Delayed Quote.-5.85%
TC ENERGY CORPORATION -0.85% 59.2 Delayed Quote.-13.66%
TOURMALINE OIL CORP. 3.37% 17.16 Delayed Quote.9.07%
WHITECAP RESOURCES INC. 4.58% 2.51 Delayed Quote.-56.76%
WTI -0.48% 40.372 Delayed Quote.-34.65%
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