September 17, 2019 / 11:26 AM / 2 months ago

TSX rises 0.50 percent to 16,834.75

FILE PHOTO: A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

- The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises  0.50 percent to 16,834.75

- Leading the index were Detour Gold Corp , up 6.4 percent, Western Forest Products Inc , up 6.3 percent, and Barrick Gold Corp , higher by 5.8 percent.

- Lagging shares were CannTrust Holdings Inc , down 14.6 percent, Encana Corp, down 6.5 percent, and MEG Energy Corp, lower by 5.8 percent.

- On the TSX 148 issues rose and 84 fell as a 1.8-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 12 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 242.4 million shares.

- The most heavily traded shares by volume were Encana Corp , Baytex Energy Corp  and Crescent Point Energy Corp.

- The TSX’s energy group  fell 3.30 points, or 2.2 percent, while the financials sector climbed 1.58 points, or 0.5 percent.

- West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 6.06 percent, or $3.81, to $59.09 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 7.01 percent, or $4.84, to $64.18 [O/R]

- The TSX is up 17.5 percent for the year.

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