September 20, 2018 / 11:28 AM / 3 months ago

TSX rises 0.40 percent

A logo for TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

NEW YORK (Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 64.83 points, or 0.40 percent, to 16,214.75.

* Leading the index were Aurora Cannabis Inc , up 12.7 percent, Canopy Growth Corp , up 6.5 percent, and Stars Group Inc , higher by 4.5 percent.

* Lagging shares were New Gold Inc , down 9.0 percent, Eldorado Gold Corp, down 6.5 percent, and Celestica Inc, lower by 4.8 percent.

* On the TSX 129 issues rose and 107 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 4 new highs and 5 new lows, with total volume of 259.0 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Aphria Inc  and Trican Well Service Ltd.

* The TSX’s energy group  fell 1.92 points, or 1.01 percent, while the financials sector climbed 1.89 points, or 0.61 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.49 percent, or $0.35, to $70.77 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.99 percent, or $0.79, to $78.61 [O/R]

* The TSX is flat for the year.

Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch

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