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TSX At 10am -- Up 15 Points, Miners, Energy In Positive Territory

The TSX is up 15 points this morning, on mixed sectors. Miners are the biggest gainers this morning, up 0.8%, boosted by rising commodities prices. Natural gas and crude oil are also up, boosting the energy sector, which is up 0.2%. This is despite Twin Butte Energy (TBE.TO) which released its earnings report this morning, falling 13%. It is the TSX's most actively traded stock so far.

Healthcare and industrials are the biggest losers, down 0.31% and 0.29% respectively.

Canadian house prices rose slightly in April, according to figures from Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index. National home prices were up 0.5% in April, from March. House prices were up 4.9% from a year earlier, higher than March's 4.6% increase.

The Ukraine crisis is rumbling with observers warning that the country is teetering on the brink of civil war.

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