Shares of Barrick Gold Corp. ABX,
shed 0.59% to C$20.17 Friday, in what proved to be an otherwise all-around favorable trading session for the Canadian market, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index GSPTSE,
rising 0.22% to 19,620.13. Barrick Gold Corp. closed C$13.33 short of its 52-week high (C$33.50), which the company reached on March 8th. Trading volume of 6.2 M shares eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.6 M.