Shares of Barrick Gold Corp. ABX,
shed 0.77% to C$31.05 Friday, in what proved to be an all-around negative trading session for the Canadian market, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index GSPTSE,
falling 0.56% to 21,461.83. Barrick Gold Corp. closed C$2.45 short of its 52-week high (C$33.50), which the company reached on March 8th. Trading volume of 4.2 M shares remained below its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.