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TSX Surges 165 Points (1.1%) With Miners, Energy, Showing Strong Gains

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The TSX is up 165 points this morning with the heavyweight miners, energy and financials sectors showing strong gains.

Miners are up 2.77% while energy has gained 2.11%. The financials sector is 0.90% higher.

Cannabis stocks, which have taken a beating since recreational marijuana became legalized on October 17, is higher today with the healthcare sector the biggest gainer, in percentage terms, trending 5.38% higher. Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO) and Aphria (APH.TO) are both 9% higher, and are in the top three most actively traded on the TSX.

In economic news, real GDP rose for a seventh consecutive month, edging up 0.1% in August, Statistics Canada reported.

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