May 15, 2020 / 12:02 PM / in 11 days

TSX rises 0.89% to 14,638.90

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 0.89 percent to 14,638.90 

* Leading the index were Aurora Cannabis Inc <ACB.TO​>, up 66.9%, Hexo Corp​ , up 22.6%, and Canopy Growth Corp​ , higher by 14.7%.

* Lagging shares were Chorus Aviation Inc​ , down 7.0%, Canada Goose Holdings Inc​, down 6.6%, and Bombardier Inc​, lower by 4.6%.

* On the TSX 145 issues rose and 83 fell as a 1.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 14 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 287.0 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aurora Cannabis Inc , Bombardier Inc  and Kinross Gold Corp.

* The TSX’s energy group  rose 2.17 points, or 3.0%, while the financials sector slipped 1.75 points, or 0.7%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 7.58%, or $2.09, to $29.65 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 5.65%, or $1.76, to $32.89 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 14.2% for the year.

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