TSX rises 1.24% to 19,976.01

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

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 1.24 percent to 19,976.01

* Leading the index were BlackBerry Ltd , up 12.3%, Westport Fuel Systems Inc​, up 10.6%, and Methanex Corp​, higher by 8.6%.

* Lagging shares were Lightspeed POS Inc​​, down 4.4%, OrganiGram Holdings Inc​, down 3.8%, and Canopy Growth Corp​, lower by 3.0%.

* On the TSX 165 issues rose and 59 fell as a 2.8-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 29 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 282.8 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Cenovus Energy Inc, Suncor Energy Inc and Blackberry Ltd.

* The TSX's energy group rose 5.71 points, or 4.4%, while the financials sector climbed 2.71 points, or 0.7%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 2.52%, or $1.67, to $67.99 a barrel. Brent crude rose 1.85%, or $1.28, to $70.6 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 14.6% for the year.

This summary was machine generated June 1 at 21:03 GMT.

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