November 30, 2018 / 1:15 PM / 15 days ago

TSX rises 0.02 percent

A darkened television studio is seen at the offices of TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, after the company announced it was shutting down all markets for the rest of the day after experiencing issues with trading on all its exchange platforms in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

(Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 3.78 points, or 0.02 percent, to 15,197.82.

* Leading the index were BRP Inc , up 7.1 percent, Ivanhoe Mines Ltd , up 5.6 percent, and ECN Capital Corp , higher by 5.1 percent.

* Lagging shares were Trican Well Service Ltd , down 9.0 percent, Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd, down 7.0 percent, and Transcontinental Inc, lower by 6.2 percent.

* On the TSX 131 issues rose and 108 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were three new highs and 19 new lows, with total volume of 324.4 million shares.

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

* The TSX’s energy group  fell 1.35 points, or 0.90 percent, while the financials sector slipped 0.14 points, or 0.05 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 1.48 percent, or $0.76, to $50.69 a barrel. Brent crude fell 1.39 percent, or $0.83, to $58.68

* The TSX is off 6.2 percent for the year.

Reporting by April Joyner

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