SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 24.30 points, or 0.17 percent, to 14,347.16.
On the TSX, 135 issues rose and 102 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 2 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 260.0 million shares.
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 2.55 points, or 1.85 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 0.55 points, or 0.2 percent.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 2.69 percent, or $1.22, to $46.63 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 2.38 percent, or $1.28, to $55.08 [O/R]
Reporting by Noel Randewich