December 12, 2019 / 12:30 PM / in 8 months

TSX rises 0.04% to 16,946.90

FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises  0.04 percent to 16,946.90 

* Leading the index were Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd , up 13.8%, Bausch Health Companies Inc , up 8.7%, and Transcontinental Inc , higher by 8.2%.

* Lagging shares were Empire Company Ltd , down 9.1%, Silvercorp Metals Inc, down 3.9%, and Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (BEP_u.TO), lower by 3.5%.

* On the TSX 109 issues rose and 123 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 7 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 242.2 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Encana Corp  and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

* The TSX’s energy group  rose 2.82 points, or 2.1%, while the financials sector climbed 0.34 points, or 0.1%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 0.92%, or $0.54, to $59.3 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 1.02% , or $0.65, to $64.37 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 18.3% for the year.

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