TSX rises  0.38 percent to 16,098.79


The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.38 percent to 16,098.79

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.38 percent to 16,098.79

* Leading the index were Bombardier Inc BBDb.TO, up 5.7 percent, Shopify Inc SHOP.TO, up 3.1 percent, and Gran Tierra Energy Inc GTE.TO, higher by 2.5 percent.

* Lagging shares were CannTrust Holdings Inc TRST.TO, down 4.4 percent, Cascades Inc CAS.TO, down 4.2 percent, and Nexgen Energy Ltd NXE.TO, lower by 3.8 percent.

* On the TSX 125 issues rose and 108 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 13 new highs and 20 new lows, with total volume of 167.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc BBDb.TO, B2gold Corp BTO.TO and Encana Corp ECA.TO.

* The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 0.27 points, or 0.2 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 1.28 points, or 0.4 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 0.66 percent, or $0.36, to $53.81 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 fell 0.81 percent, or $0.48, to $58.86 O/R

* The TSX is up 12.4 percent for the year.

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