June 3, 2020 / 11:49 AM / a month ago

TSX rises 1.17% to 15,575.11

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 1.17 percent to 15,575.11 

Leading the index were Canada Goose Holdings Inc <GOOS.TO​>, up 17.5%, Corus Entertainment Inc​ , up 14.6%, and Frontera Energy Corp​ , higher by 12.6%.

Lagging shares were Centerra Gold Inc​​ , down 7.7%, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd​, down 6.5%, and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd​, lower by 6.3%.

On the TSX 171 issues rose and 58 fell as a 2.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There was 1 new high and no new lows, with total volume of 372.1 million shares.

The most heavily traded shares by volume were Suncor Energy Inc , Great-west Lifeco Inc  and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

The TSX’s energy group  rose 1.22 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector climbed 7.64 points, or 3.0%.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.16%, or $0.06, to $36.75 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.25%, or $0.1, to $39.47 [O/R]

The TSX is off 8.7% for the year.

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