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 0.06 percent to 15,262.73
Leading the index were Cineplex Inc <CGX.TO>, up 12.7%, Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO), up 12%, and Cogeco Communications Inc (CCA.TO), higher by 5.6%.
Lagging shares were NovaGold Resources Inc (NG.TO), down 8.5%, Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO), down 7.7%, and Canada Goose Holdings Inc (GOOS.TO), lower by 6.6%.
On the TSX 108 issues rose and 120 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There was 1 new high and no new lows, with total volume of 333.5 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF.TO), Suncor Energy Inc (SU.TO) and Great-west Lifeco Inc (GWO.TO).
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN fell 1.23 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 3.58 points, or 1.4%.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 2.59%, or $0.85, to $33.66 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 1.55%, or $0.54, to $35.28 [O/R]
The TSX is off 10.6% for the year.