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TSXrises0.22 percent, led by energy gains

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05/17/2018 | 10:44 pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 35.49 points, or 0.22 percent, to 16,143.55.

* The biggest contributor to the TSX gain was Canadian Natural Resources with 8.9 net index points. Energy was the top sector contributor. 

* Leading the index were ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc , up 11.1 percent, Spartan Energy Corp , up 6.6 percent, and Vermilion Energy Inc , higher by 6 percent.

* Lagging shares were Aphria Inc , down 6.8 percent, Aurora Cannabis Inc, down 3.5 percent, and Kinaxis Inc, lower by 2.8 percent.

* On the TSX 126 issues advanced and 112 declined as a 1.1-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 20 new highs and 3 new lows, with total volume of 206.2 million shares.

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

* The TSX's energy group  rose 4.38 points, or 2.12 percent, while the financials sector slipped 0.16 points, or -0.05 percent.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 0.11 percent, or $0.08, to $71.57 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 0.15 percent, or $0.12, to $79.4 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 0.4 percent for the year.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch)

Thomson Reuters 2018
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