CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.16% to 20,666.41

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

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.16 percent to 20,666.41

* Leading the index were Crescent Point Energy Corp , up 14.4%, Vermilion Energy Inc​, up 10.7%, and Fortuna Silver Mines Inc​, higher by 9%.

* Lagging shares were Stelco Holdings Inc​​, down 7.2%, Lightspeed Commerce Inc​, down 4.7%, and Trisura Group Ltd​, lower by 4.6%.

* On the TSX 128 issues rose and 99 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 16 new highs and 2 new lows, with total volume of 262.6 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Suncor Energy Inc, Enbridge Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

* The TSX's energy group rose 5.28 points, or 4.2%, while the financials sector climbed 1.17 points, or 0.3%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.33%, or $0.93, to $70.65 a barrel. Brent crude rose 0.99%, or $0.72, to $73.64 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 18.5% for the year.

This summary was machine generated September 13 at 21:03.

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