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TSX drops 0.62 percent

FILE PHOTO: A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX fell 101.58 points, or 0.62 percent, to 16,161.30.

* Leading the index were Canopy Growth Corp , up 15.4 percent, Aphria Inc , up 9.3 percent, and BRP Inc , higher by 2.6 percent.

* Lagging shares were Tahoe Resources Inc , down 19.6 percent, New Gold Inc, down 8.6 percent, and Kelt Exploration Ltd, lower by 8.3 percent.

* On the TSX 48 issues advanced and 195 declined as a 0.2-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 5 new highs and 25 new lows, with total volume of 239.3 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Aphria Inc  and Bombardier Inc.

* The TSX’s energy group  fell 3.23 points, or 1.63 percent, while the financials sector slipped 0.65 points, or 0.21 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.76 percent, or $0.53, to $69.27 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.54 percent, or $0.42, to $77.73 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 0.3 percent for the year.

Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf

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