The Toronto Stock Exchange sign is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 18.08 points, or 0.11 percent, to 16,563.29.
Leading the index were Crescent Point Energy Corp (CPG.TO), up 9.3 percent, Torex Gold Resources Inc (TXG.TO), up 7.5 percent, and Whitecap Resources Inc (WCP.TO), higher by 7.3 percent.
Lagging shares were CannTrust Holdings Inc (TRST.TO), down 12.9 percent, BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO), down 3.1 percent, and Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.TO), lower by 2.3 percent.
On the TSX 147 issues rose and 85 fell as a 1.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 16 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 188.1 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Encana Corp ECA.TO, Canntrust Holdings Inc (TRST.TO) and Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO).
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 3.02 points, or 2.2 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 1.30 points, or 0.4 percent.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 4.29 percent, or $2.48, to $60.31 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 3.97 percent, or $2.55, to $66.69.
The TSX is up 15.6 percent for the year.