NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE fell 90.47 points, or 0.55 percent, to 16,326.51.
* On the TSX 78 issues advanced and 162 declined as a 0.5-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 9 new highs and 7 new lows, with total volume of 181.0 million shares.
* The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 0.22 points, or 0.11 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 1.81 points, or 0.59 percent.
* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 1.35 percent, or $0.9, to $67.71 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 1.17 percent, or $0.84, to $72.91 [O/R]
* The TSX is up 0.7 percent for the year.
Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf