April 7, 2020 / 1:53 PM / 2 months ago

TSX rises 0.16% to 13,614.14

FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.16 percent to 13,614.14 

* Leading the index were Chorus Aviation Inc <CHR.TO​>, up 14.9%, Genworth MI Canada Inc​ (MIC.TO), up 13.7%, and H&R Real Estate Investment Trust​ (HR_u.TO), higher by 12.4%.

* Lagging shares were Empire Company Ltd​​ (EMPa.TO), down 6.3%, Alacer Gold Corp​ (ASR.TO), down 6.2%, and Enerflex Ltd​ (EFX.TO), lower by 5.9%.

* On the TSX 153 issues rose and 75 fell as a 2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 2 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 400.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE.TO), Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) and Meg Energy Corp (MEG.TO).

* The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN fell 0.55 points, or 0.8%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 2.16 points, or 0.9%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 6.98%, or $1.82, to $24.26 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1  fell 1.6%, or $0.53, to $32.52 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 20.2% for the year.

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