December 9, 2019 / 12:34 PM / 2 months ago

TSX falls 0.27% to 16,950.85

FILE PHOTO: A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX falls  0.27 percent to 16,950.85 

* Leading the index were Canopy Growth Corp , up 14.1%, Hexo Corp , up 8.2%, and Aurora Cannabis Inc , higher by 8%.

* Lagging shares were Cameco Corp , down 6.9%, Semafo Inc, down 4.3%, and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd, lower by 3.8%.

* On the TSX 101 issues rose and 126 fell as a 0.8-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 9 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 194.1 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Canopy Growth Corp  and Gran Tierra Energy Inc.

* The TSX’s energy group  fell 0.17 points, or 0.1%, while the financials sector slipped 1.46 points, or 0.5%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.37%, or $0.22, to $58.98 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.42% , or $0.27, to $64.12

* The TSX is up 18.3% for the year.

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