The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 1.17 percent to 15,575.11
Leading the index were Canada Goose Holdings Inc <GOOS.TO>, up 17.5%, Corus Entertainment Inc , up 14.6%, and Frontera Energy Corp , higher by 12.6%.
Lagging shares were Centerra Gold Inc , down 7.7%, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd, down 6.5%, and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd, lower by 6.3%.
On the TSX 171 issues rose and 58 fell as a 2.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There was 1 new high and no new lows, with total volume of 372.1 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Suncor Energy Inc , Great-west Lifeco Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
The TSX’s energy group rose 1.22 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector climbed 7.64 points, or 3.0%.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.16%, or $0.06, to $36.75 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.25%, or $0.1, to $39.47 [O/R]
The TSX is off 8.7% for the year.