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TSX rises  0.53 percent to 16,183.59

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The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.53 percent to 16,183.59 * Leading the index were Pan American Silver Corp, up 8.0 percent, MAG Silver Corp, up 7.9 percent, and Iamgold Corp, higher by 7.9 percent.

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.53 percent to 16,183.59

* Leading the index were Pan American Silver Corp PAAS.TO, up 8.0 percent, MAG Silver Corp MAG.TO, up 7.9 percent, and Iamgold Corp IMG.TO, higher by 7.9 percent.

* Lagging shares were Canopy Growth Corp WEED.TO, down 6.0 percent, Aphria Inc APHA.TO, down 5.7 percent, and Birchcliff Energy Ltd BIR.TO, lower by 5.4 percent.

* On the TSX 142 issues rose and 92 fell as a 1.5-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 27 new highs and 22 new lows, with total volume of 229.9 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Emera Inc EMA.TO, Air Canada AC.TO and Encana Corp ECA.TO.

* The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN fell 0.65 points, or 0.5 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 0.67 points, or 0.2 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 2.44 percent, or $1.31, to $54.95 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 1.36 percent, or $0.8, to $59.5 O/R

* The TSX is up 13 percent for the year.

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