October 3, 2018 / 11:35 AM / 12 days ago

TSX rises 0.34 percent, helped by energy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 54.82 points, or 0.34 percent, to 16,072.05.

FILE PHOTO: The Toronto Stock Exchange sign is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* Leading the index were Canopy Growth Corp , up 8.2 percent, Seven Generations Energy Ltd , up 6.9 percent, and Nexgen Energy Ltd , higher by 6.6 percent.

* Lagging shares were MTY Food Group Inc , down 3.9 percent, New Gold Inc, down 3.7 percent, and Martinrea International Inc, lower by 3.4 percent.

* On the TSX 118 issues rose and 126 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 5 new highs and 20 new lows, with total volume of 222.5 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Aphria Inc  and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.

* The TSX’s energy group  rose 3.68 points, or 1.90 percent, while the financials sector climbed 0.84 points, or 0.28 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.26 percent, or $0.95, to $76.18 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 1.38 percent, or $1.17, to $85.97 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 0.8 percent for the year.

Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below