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TSX rises  0.19 percent to 16,643.28

FILE PHOTO: A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

- The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.19 percent to 16,643.28

- Leading the index were First Quantum Minerals Ltd FM.TO, up 8.6 percent, Kelt Exploration Ltd KEL.TO, up 7.3 percent, and Peyto Exploration & Development Corp PEY.TO, higher by 6.6 percent.

- Lagging shares were Aurora Cannabis Inc ACB.TO, down 8.9 percent, North West Company Inc NWC.TO, down 7.2 percent, and Gran Tierra Energy Inc GTE.TO, lower by 4.5 percent.

- On the TSX 119 issues rose and 117 fell as a 1-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 7 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 266.4 million shares.

- The most heavily traded shares by volume were First Quantum Minerals Ltd FM.TO, Aurora Cannabis Inc ACB.TO and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd CNQ.TO.

- The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 0.42 points, or 0.3 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 2.32 points, or 0.8 percent.

- West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 1.13 percent, or $0.63, to $55.12 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1  fell 0.61 percent, or $0.37, to $60.44 [O/R]

- The TSX is up 16.2 percent for the year.

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