Canadian stock market edges down

By on May 24, 2017


Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as health-care and energy weighed things down.  (Photo: Sandra Cohen-Rose and Colin Rose/Flickr)
Canada’s main stock index fell on Wednesday as health-care and energy weighed things down.
(Photo: Sandra Cohen-Rose and Colin Rose/Flickr)

TORONTO—Canada’s main stock index fell on Wednesday as health-care and energy weighed things down.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index fell 57.45 points, or 0.37 percent to close the day at 15,419.49. Financial stocks lost 0.8 percent over all while the energy sector fell one percent.

The Canadian dollar rose 0.56 cents to 0.74.54 U.S dollar.