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TSX rises  0.77 percent to 16,443.86


Reuters


* The Toronto Stock Exchange'sS&P/TSX rose 125.72 points, or 0.77 percent, to 16,443.86.

* Leading the index were Iamgold Corp , up 9.4 percent, Bombardier Inc , up 7.5 percent, and Birchcliff Energy Ltd , higher by 7.2 percent.

* Lagging shares were Torex Gold Resources Inc , down 6.0 percent, Eldorado Gold Corp , down 4.5 percent, and Onex Corp , lower by 2.9 percent.

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

* The TSX's energy group rose 1.11 points, or 0.7 percent, while the financials sector climbed 1.22 points, or 0.4 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.68 percent, or $1.04, to $63.06 a barrel. Brent crude rose 1.35 percent, or $0.97, to $72.74 O/R

* The TSX is up 14.8 percent for the year.






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