November 19, 2018 / 12:56 PM / a month ago

TSX falls 0.56 percent

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. Canada's main stock index was little changed on Monday as weakness in financial and energy shares offset gains in the materials sector. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - ** The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX fell 84.49 points, or 0.56 percent, to 15,071.01.

** Leading the index were Bombardier Inc , up 24.0 percent, Ensign Energy Services Inc , up 7.2 percent, and Precision Drilling Corp , higher by 6.4 percent.

** Lagging shares were Shopify Inc , down 11.3 percent, Bausch Health Companies Inc, down 7.0 percent, and Canopy Growth Corp, lower by 6.9 percent.

** On the TSX 92 issues rose and 151 fell as a 0.6-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 3 new highs and 11 new lows, with total volume of 225.5 million shares.

** The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Aurora Cannabis Inc  and Crescent Point Energy Corp.

** The TSX’s energy group  fell 0.23 points, or 0.15 percent, while the financials sector slipped 2.16 points, or 0.75 percent.

** West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.26 percent, or $0.71, to $57.17 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 0.21 percent, or $0.14, to $66.9

** The TSX is off 7 percent for the year.

Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf

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