March 20, 2019 / 9:07 PM / 9 months ago

Toronto Stock Exchange falls  0.13 percent

The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s  S&P/TSX fell 20.54 points, or 0.13 percent, to 16,167.56.

* Leading the index were Westshore Terminals Investment Corp, up 11.8 percent, Crescent Point Energy Corp, up 9.5 percent, and MEG Energy Corp, higher by 9.5 percent.

* Lagging shares were BRP Inc, down 3.7 percent, Bausch Health Companies Inc, down 3.7 percent, and TFI International Inc, lower by 3.6 percent.

* On the TSX 125 issues rose and 114 fell as a 1.1-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 9 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 261.7 million shares.

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

* The TSX’s energy group rose 3.10 points, or 2.0 percent, while the financials sector slipped 2.15 points, or 0.7 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.85 percent, or $1.09, to $60.12 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 1.02 percent, or $0.69, to $68.3 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 12.9 percent for the year.

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