May 2, 2019 / 1:43 PM / 22 days ago

TSX falls  0.56 percent to 16,410.88

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s  S&P/TSX fell 91.87 points, or 0.56 percent, to 16,410.88.

* Leading the index were Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, up 7.9 percent, Pason Systems Inc, up 6.7 percent, and Gildan Activewear Inc, higher by 5.2 percent.

* Lagging shares were SNC-Lavalin Group Inc, down 13.1 percent, CannTrust Holdings Inc, down 12.6 percent, and Cott Corp, lower by 7.7 percent.

* On the TSX 62 issues rose and 174 fell as a 0.4-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 5 new highs and 10 new lows, with total volume of 253.2 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc, Canntrust Holdings Inc and Manulife Financial Corp.

* The TSX’s energy group fell 4.12 points, or 2.6 percent, while the financials sector slipped 0.90 points, or 0.3 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 3.16 percent, or $2.01, to $61.59 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 2.38 percent, or $1.72, to $70.46

* The TSX is up 14.6 percent for the year.

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