CANADA STOCKS - TSX falls 0.06% to 20,582.94

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

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX falls 0.06 percent to 20,582.94

* Leading the index were Denison Mines Corp , up 8.8%, Canadian National Railway Co​, up 7.4%, and Equinox Gold Corp​, higher by 6%.

* Lagging shares were Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd​​, down 4.5%, Russel Metals Inc​, down 2.6%, and First Quantum Minerals Ltd​, lower by 2.6%.

* On the TSX 122 issues rose and 103 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 19 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 228.3 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Suncor Energy Inc and Manulife Financial Corp.

* The TSX's energy group rose 0.03 points, or 0.0%, while the financials sector slipped 2.48 points, or 0.6%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 1.01%, or $0.7, to $68.51 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.61%, or $0.45, to $72.96 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 18.1% for the year.

This summary was machine generated August 31 at 21:03.

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