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CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.18% to 16,606.76

FILE PHOTO: A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.18 percent to 16,606.76

* Leading the index were Cineplex Inc <CGX.TO​>, up 10.8%, Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust​ BEI_u.TO, up 5.1%, and Lightspeed POS Inc​ , higher by 4.8%.

* Lagging shares were Teck Resources Ltd , down 6.6%, Ballard Power Systems Inc, down 5.7%, and Enerplus Corp, lower by 4.8%.

* On the TSX 102 issues rose and 117 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 7 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 182.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Manulife Financial Corp , Sun Life Financial Inc and Suncor Energy Inc.

* The TSX’s energy group fell 1.24 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector slipped 1.32 points, or 0.5%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.72%, or $0.31, to $42.62 a barrel. Brent crude fell 1.08%, or $0.49, to $44.88 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 2.7% for the year.

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