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TSX rises 1.17% to 15,575.11

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

The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 1.17 percent to 15,575.11 

Leading the index were Canada Goose Holdings Inc <GOOS.TO​>, up 17.5%, Corus Entertainment Inc​ , up 14.6%, and Frontera Energy Corp​ , higher by 12.6%.

Lagging shares were Centerra Gold Inc​​ , down 7.7%, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd​, down 6.5%, and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd​, lower by 6.3%.

On the TSX 171 issues rose and 58 fell as a 2.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There was 1 new high and no new lows, with total volume of 372.1 million shares.

The most heavily traded shares by volume were Suncor Energy Inc , Great-west Lifeco Inc  and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

The TSX's energy group  rose 1.22 points, or 1.5%, while the financials sector climbed 7.64 points, or 3.0%.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.16%, or $0.06, to $36.75 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.25%, or $0.1, to $39.47 [O/R]

The TSX is off 8.7% for the year.