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TSX falls 0.04% to 15,474.20

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 falls 0.04 percent to 15,474.20

* Leading the index were Centerra Gold Inc <CG.TO>, up 9.5%, Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, up 9%, and Alamos Gold Inc, higher by 7.8%.

* Lagging shares were Bombardier Inc, down 5.1%, Gildan Activewear Inc, down 5.0%, and Vermilion Energy Inc, lower by 4.2%.

* On the TSX 113 issues rose and 114 fell as a 1-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 6 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 944.0 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc, Baytex Energy Corp and Blackberry Ltd.

* The TSX’s energy group fell 0.50 points, or 0.6%, while the financials sector slipped 1.09 points, or 0.4%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.52%, or $0.59, to $39.43 a barrel. Brent crude rose 0.94%, or $0.39, to $41.9 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 9.3% for the year.

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