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Canadian stock market rose; S&P/TSX composite index rose

The Canadian stock market closed higher on Wednesday, with rising sectors such as materials, finance and industry leading the stock index higher.
At the close in Toronto, Canada, the Toronto S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.59% to hit a new 3-month high.
The best performers of the S&P/TSX Composite Index in Toronto, Canada, were Semafo (TO:SMF), which rose 6.85% (0.23 points) to close at 3.59. At the same time, Teck Resources Ltd B (TO:TECKb) rose 4.96% (1.44 points) to close at 30.50; Aphria Inc (TO:APHA) rose 4.93% (0.630 points) and closed at 13.400.
The weakest performer was Uni-Select Inc. (TO:UNS), which rose 22.68% (4.37 points) to close at 14.90. Fortuna Silver Mine (TO:FVI) fell 7.90% (0.43 points) to close at 5.01; Aritzia Inc (TO:ATZ) closed at 7.86% (1.41 points), quoted at 16.52.
The 716 stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange rose, the number of stocks surpassing the number of stocks closed - 389, while 110 stocks were unchanged and remained unchanged.
Uni-Select Inc. (TO:UNS) shares plunged to a three-year low, falling 22.68% (4.37 points) to close at 14.90.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX composite index options in Toronto, Canada, fell 6.03% to 13.25, a new low in March.