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CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.19% to 16,418.14

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The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.19 percent to 16,418.14

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.19 percent to 16,418.14

* Leading the index were Alacer Gold Corp ASR.TO, up 5.9%, B2Gold Corp BTO.TO, up 4.5%, and Encana Corp ECA.TO, higher by 4%.

* Lagging shares were Prairiesky Royalty Ltd PSK.TO, down 11.1%, Colliers International Group Inc CIGI.TO, down 6.8%, and Canopy Growth Corp WEED.TO, lower by 4.7%.

* On the TSX 129 issues rose and 100 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 6 new highs and 4 new lows, with total volume of 178.1 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Enbridge Inc ENB.TO, Encana Corp ECA.TO and Prairiesky Royalty Ltd PSK.TO.

* The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 0.78 points, or 0.6%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 0.70 points, or 0.2%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 0.56%, or $0.31, to $55.5 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 fell 0.06% , or $0.04, to $61.53 O/R

* The TSX is up 14.6% for the year.

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