TSX rises 0.19% to 14,913.64
The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.19 percent to 14,913.64
Leading the index were Hexo Corp , up 20.6%, Cronos Group Inc , up 8.5%, and Canopy Growth Corp , higher by 6.7%.
On the TSX 109 issues rose and 118 fell as a 0.9-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 6 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 252.7 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Hexo Corp , Manulife Financial Corp and Bombardier Inc .
The TSX's energy group fell 1.20 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector slipped 2.10 points, or 0.9%.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 1.06%, or $0.36, to $33.56 a barrel. Brent crude fell 2.41%, or $0.87, to $35.19 [O/R]
The TSX is off 12.6% for the year.