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TSX rises 0.9% to 14,966.56

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/File Photo

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.90 percent to 14,966.56

* Leading the index were BRP Inc <DOO.TO>, up 16.5%, Enerflex Ltd , up 11.1%, and Norbord Inc , higher by 10.5%.

* Lagging shares were Sandstorm Gold Ltd , down 7.3%, Aphria Inc, down 7.0%, and Badger Daylighting Ltd, lower by 6.7%.

* On the TSX 165 issues rose and 62 fell as a 2.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 10 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 312.2 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Shaw Communications Inc and Manulife Financial Corp.

* The TSX’s energy group rose 1.97 points, or 2.7%, while the financials sector climbed 3.49 points, or 1.5%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 4.59%, or $1.08, to $24.63 a barrel. Brent crude rose 4.72%, or $1.39, to $30.85

* The TSX is off 12.3% for the year.

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