NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 65.97 points, or 0.43 percent, to 15,470.10.
On the TSX 160 issues rose and 83 fell as a 1.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 3 new highs and 7 new lows, with total volume of 245.8 million shares.
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 1.28 points, or 0.73 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 0.60 points, or 0.21 percent.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 0.89 percent, or $0.61, to $69.26 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 0.83 percent, or $0.66, to $79.95 [O/R]
The TSX is off 4.6 percent for the year.
Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch