NEW YORK (Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 92.61 points, or 0.61 percent, to 15,303.83.
* On the TSX 149 issues rose and 88 fell as a 1.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 4 new highs and 1 new lows, with total volume of 293.5 million shares.
* The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 1.14 points, or 0.75 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 2.42 points, or 0.84 percent.
* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 3.21 percent, or $1.67, to $53.74 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 2.45 percent, or $1.5, to $62.68 [O/R]
* The TSX is up 6.8 percent for the year.
Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf