March 25, 2020 / 11:31 AM / 5 months ago

TSX rises 4.52% to 13,139.23

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 -/File Photo

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 4.52 percent to 13,139.23 

* Leading the index were Chorus Aviation Inc <CHR.TO​>, up 28.5%, Artis Real Estate Investment Trust​ (AX_u.TO), up 27.3%, and NFI Group Inc​ , higher by 25.6%.

* Lagging shares were Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd​​ , down 7.9%, Waste Connections Inc​, down 6.9%, and Cameco Corp​, lower by 5.7%.

* On the TSX 204 issues rose and 26 fell as a 7.8-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There was 1 new high and 2 new lows, with total volume of 549.6 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Cenovus Energy Inc  and Tc Energy Corp.

* The TSX’s energy group  rose 3.88 points, or 8.0%, while the financials sector climbed 15.15 points, or 6.7%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.25%, or $0.3, to $24.31 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 0.99%, or $0.27, to $27.42 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 23% for the year.

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