Toronto stocks were little changed at open Monday amid selling in commodities, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index edged up 0.21 points to 12,499.68.
Hardware retailer RONA (RON.TO) dived over 10 percent after Lowe's Companies Inc. (LOW) formally withdrawn its $1.80 billion acquisition proposal.
The Diversified Materials Index shed over 1 percent, with Inmet Mining (IMN.TO) and Teck Resources (TCK_B.TO) losing around 2 percent each. First Quantum Minerals (FM.TO) wad down 1 percent.
In the oil patch, Paramount Resources (POU.TO) was down close to 3 percent. MEG Energy (MEG.TO) and Vermilion Energy (VET.TO) were down around 1 percent each.
Meanwhile, Crescent Point Energy (CPG.TO) rose close to 3 percent.
Among gold stocks, Allied Nevada Gold (ANV.TO) and Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM.TO) were up around 1 percent each.
by RTT Staff Writer
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