TSX rises 0.39% to 19,852.18

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The facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen in Toronto

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.39 percent to 19,852.18 

* Leading the index were Cronos Group Inc <CRON.TO​>, up 14.8%, OrganiGram Holdings Inc​, up 9.7%, and Aurora Cannabis Inc​, higher by 6.6%.

* Lagging shares were Dye & Durham Ltd​​, down 4.7%, Ivanhoe Mines Ltd​, down 4.3%, and Methanex Corp​, lower by 3.8%.

* On the TSX 151 issues rose and 75 fell as a 2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 23 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 226.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Blackberry Ltd, Great-west Lifeco Inc and Suncor Energy Inc.

* The TSX’s energy group rose 1.01 points, or 0.8%, while the financials sector climbed 0.75 points, or 0.2%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.33%, or $0.22, to $66.63 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 0.27%, or $0.19, to $69.65 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 13.9% for the year.

This summary was machine generated May 28 at 21:03 GMT. 

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