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TSX rises 0.91 percent, helped by financials

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07/12/2018 | 10:12pm CEST
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NEW YORK (Reuters) -

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 150.10 points, or 0.91 percent, to 16,567.42.

* The biggest contributor to the TSX gain was Canadian National Railway Co with 10.1 net index points. Financials was the top sector contributor with 37.8 net points. 

* Leading the index were Cogeco Communications Inc , up 8.9 percent, Birchcliff Energy Ltd , up 5.1 percent, and Constellation Software Inc , higher by 4.6 percent.

* Lagging shares were Hydro One Ltd , down 3.2 percent, Baytex Energy Corp, down 2.6 percent, and Endeavour Mining Corp, lower by 2.2 percent.

* On the TSX, 179 issues advanced and 57 declined as a 3.1-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 13 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 168.4 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Baytex Energy Corp  and Aurora Cannabis Inc.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.18 percent, or $0.13, to $70.25 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 1.17 percent, or $0.86, to $74.26 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 2.2 percent for the year.

(Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf)

Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
DJ INDUSTRIAL -0.03% 25058.12 Delayed Quote.1.37%
NASDAQ 100 -0.03% 7350.2269 Delayed Quote.14.94%
NASDAQ COMP. -0.07% 7820.1984 Delayed Quote.13.35%
S&P 500 -0.09% 2801.83 Real-time Quote.4.89%
S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX -0.65% 16435.46 Delayed Quote.2.06%
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