TSX Down in Quiet Trade
The TSX had lost 41.16 points by the closing bell to 19,934.21.
The Canadian dollar retreated 0.05 cents to 75.70 cents U.S.
Among real-estate concerns, Granite REIT fell $1.17, or 1.5%, to $76.18, while units of Boardwalk REIT capitulated 83 cents, or 1.4%, to $60.20.
In gold, Iamgold docked 12 cents, or 3.1%, to $3.78, while Wesdome Gold lost 12 cents, or 1.7%, to $7.05.
In consumer discretionary stocks, Restaurant Brands International let go of $1.12, or 1.1%, to $99.76, while Park Lawn Corp. deducted 22 cents to $23.40.
All but two of the 12 TSX subgroups were in the red by the close, as real-estate bowed 0.5%, gold and consumer discretionary each falling 0.4%.
The two gainers proved to be consumer staples and utilities, each up 0.2%.
Oil prices docked 65 cents to $71.13 U.S. a barrel.
Gold prices sank $6.30 to $1,964.80. U.S. an ounce.
On the economic beat, Statistics Canada reports the Industrial Product Price Index fell 1.0% month over month in May and was 6.3% lower than in May 2022. In May 2023, the Raw Materials Price Index decreased 4.9% on a monthly basis and fell 18.4% year over year.
The TSX Venture Exchange finished lower 1.52 points to 612.30.
U.S. markets are shuttered Monday for Juneteenth.
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