A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.19 percent to 14,913.64
Leading the index were Hexo Corp <HEXO.TO>, up 20.6%, Cronos Group Inc (CRON.TO), up 8.5%, and Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO), higher by 6.7%.
Lagging shares were Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO), down 6.7%, Mullen Group Ltd (MTL.TO), down 5.8%, and CAE Inc (CAE.TO), lower by 5.6%.
On the TSX 109 issues rose and 118 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 6 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 252.7 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Hexo Corp (HEXO.TO), Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.TO) and Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO).
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN fell 1.20 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 2.10 points, or 0.9%.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 1.06%, or $0.36, to $33.56 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 fell 2.41%, or $0.87, to $35.19 [O/R]
The TSX is off 12.6% for the year.