The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 3.83 percent to 12,170.52
Leading the index were Hexo Corp <HEXO.TO>, up 55.8%, Primo Water Corp (MISSISSAUGA) , up 25.1%, and Interfor Corp , higher by 24%.
On the TSX 188 issues rose and 41 fell as a 4.6-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were no and 46 new lows, with total volume of 526.0 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Cenovus Energy Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
The TSX’s energy group rose 2.28 points, or 5.4%, while the financials sector climbed 6.05 points, or 2.8%.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 23.12%, or $4.71, to $25.08 a barrel. Brent crude rose 13.02%, or $3.24, to $28.12 [O/R]
The TSX is off 28.7% for the year.