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Toronto Stock Exchange rises but posts 11 percent yearly loss

The Toronto Stock Exchange sign is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 100.86 points, or 0.71 percent, to 14,322.86.

For the year, the TSX fell 11.6 percent.

Leading the index on Monday were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd TRQ.TO, up 6.6 percent, Semafo Inc SMF.TO, up 6.5 percent, and Baytex Energy Corp BTE.TO, higher by 6.2 percent.

Lagging shares were Aphria Inc APHA.TO, down 7.9 percent, Aurora Cannabis Inc ACB.TO, down 4.8 percent, and MTY Food Group Inc MTY.TO, lower by 1.8 percent.

On the TSX 206 issues rose and 31 fell as a 6.6-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were two new highs and two new lows, with total volume of 171.3 million shares.

The most heavily traded shares by volume were Barrick Gold Corp ABX.TO, Aphria Inc APHA.TO and Aurora Cannabis Inc ACB.TO.

The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 1.40 points, or 1.03 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 1.07 points, or 0.4 percent.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 1.13 percent, or $0.51, to $45.84 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 1.77 percent, or $0.94, to $54.15. [O/R]

Reporting by April Joyner

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