March 12, 2019 / 9:09 PM / 9 days ago

Toronto Stock Exchange rises  0.19 percent

The Toronto Stock Exchange sign is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s  S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 30.42 points, or 0.19 percent, to 16,136.66.

* Leading the index were Eldorado Gold Corp (ELD.TO), up 6.4 percent, Endeavour Mining Corp (EDV.TO), up 6 percent, and Alamos Gold Inc (AGI.TO), higher by 5.1 percent.

* Lagging shares were NFI Group Inc (NFI.TO), down 4.5 percent, Linamar Corp (LNR.TO), down 4.3 percent, and Air Canada (AC.TO), lower by 4.0 percent.

* On the TSX 130 issues rose and 101 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 14 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 229.1 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO), Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) and Encana Corp (ECA.TO).

* The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 0.98 points, or 0.6 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 0.07 points, or 0.0 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 0.53 percent, or $0.3, to $57.09 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1  rose 0.35 percent, or $0.23, to $66.81 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 12.7 percent for the year.

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