TSX rises 0.15% to 19,351.32

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

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.15 percent to 19,351.32

* Leading the index were goeasy Ltd , up 8.8%, Canfor Corp​, up 7.1%, and Interfor Corp​, higher by 5.7%.

* Lagging shares were Hudbay Minerals Inc​​, down 6.3%, Lightspeed POS Inc​, down 5.9%, and GFL Environmental Inc​, lower by 5.2%.

* On the TSX 126 issues rose and 98 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 35 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 237.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Innergex Renewable Energy Inc, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp and Boralex Inc.

* The TSX's energy group fell 0.94 points, or 0.8%, while the financials sector climbed 1.30 points, or 0.4%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.61%, or $0.39, to $63.07 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.36%, or $0.24, to $66.7 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 11% for the year.

This summary was machine generated April 16 at 21:03 GMT.