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TSX rises 0.05% to 16,427.18

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

- The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.05% to 16,427.18

- Leading the index were Aritzia Inc ATZ.TO, up 16.0 %, First Majestic Silver Corp FR.TO, up 8.2%, and Interfor Corp IFP.TO, higher by 6.6%.

- Lagging shares were Aphria Inc APHA.TO, down 10.6%, Shopify Inc SHOP.TO, down 6.6%, and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd TRQ.TO, lower by 4.7%.

- On the TSX 126 issues rose and 103 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 3 new highs and 3 new lows, with total volume of 162.7 million shares.

- The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aphria Inc APHA.TO, Aurora Cannabis Inc ACB.TO and Encana Corp ECA.TO.

- The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN fell 0.50 points, or 0.4%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 0.82 points, or 0.3%.

- West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 0.47%, or $0.25, to $53.06 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 0.66% , or $0.39, to $59.13 [O/R]

- The TSX is up 14.7% for the year.

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