NEW YORK (Reuters) - ** The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX fell 131.48 points, or 0.81 percent, to 16,073.14.
** Leading the index were BlackBerry Ltd , up 10.2 percent, Paramount Resources Ltd , up 7.6 percent, and Aurora Cannabis Inc , higher by 6.3 percent.
** Lagging shares were West Fraser Timber Co Ltd , down 6.4 percent, Norbord Inc, down 4.9 percent, and First Quantum Minerals Ltd, lower by 4.9 percent.
** For the week, the index lost 0.93 percent.
** On the TSX 100 issues rose and 139 fell as a 0.7-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 1 new highs and 10 new lows, with total volume of 259.9 million shares.
** The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd and Blackberry Ltd.
** The TSX’s energy group fell 2.20 points, or 1.13 percent, while the financials sector slipped 2.93 points, or -0.94 percent.
** West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.89 percent, or $1.36, to $73.48 a barrel. Brent crude rose 1.19 percent, or $0.97, to $82.69 [O/R]
** The TSX is off 0.8 percent for the year.
Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak
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