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TSX falls 0.00% to 16,950.70

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX falls 0.00 percent to 16,950.70

* Leading the index were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd , up 5.4%, Crescent Point Energy Corp , up 4.7%, and Hudbay Minerals Inc , higher by 4.1%.

* Lagging shares were Canopy Growth Corp , down 6.2%, Semafo Inc, down 4.4%, and Hexo Corp, lower by 4.3%.

* On the TSX 125 issues rose and 105 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 17 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 187.1 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Whitecap Resources Inc and Canopy Growth Corp.

* The TSX’s energy group rose 0.70 points, or 0.5%, while the financials sector slipped 0.26 points, or 0.1%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 0.51%, or $0.3, to $59.32 a barrel. Brent crude rose 0.22% , or $0.14, to $64.39 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 18.3% for the year.

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