CRON

TSX rises 0.97% to 16,063.33

Credit: REUTERS/CHRIS HELGREN

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.97 percent to 16,063.33

* Leading the index were Air Canada , up 13.8%, Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc​ ZZZ.TO, up 12.9%, and Cronos Group Inc​ CRON.TO, higher by 9.1%.

* Lagging shares were CCL Industries Inc​​ CCLb.TO, down 2.5%, Shopify Inc​ SHOP.TO, down 2.2%, and Lundin Gold Inc​ LUG.TO, lower by 1.8%.

* On the TSX 184 issues rose and 37 fell as a 5-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 7 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 238.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Toronto-dominion Bank TD.TO, Royal Bank Of Canada RY.TO and Air Canada AC.TO.

* The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 1.62 points, or 2.1%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 3.46 points, or 1.3%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 1.74%, or $0.7, to $40.99 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 1.75%, or $0.75, to $43.65 O/R

* The TSX is off 5.9% for the year.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

Tags

More Related Articles

Sign up for Smart Investing to get the latest news, strategies and tips to help you invest smarter.