(Reuters) - GMP Capital Inc GMP.TO, one of Canada’s largest independent investment dealers, reported a quarterly loss, hurt by a weak performance at its capital markets division.
The division posted a third-quarter operating loss of C$3.8 million, compared with earnings of C$36.4 million, a year ago.
GMP Capital reported a net loss of C$4.6 million, or 9 Canadian cents per basic share, compared with a profit of C$23.1 million, or 32 Canadian cents per basic share, last year.
Revenue fell 54 percent to C$46.3 million.
Shares of the company closed at C$7.05 on Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
($1 = 1.013 Canadian Dollars)
Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bangalore; Editing by Maju Samuel