TSX falls 0.77% to 19,108.33

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* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX falls 0.77 percent to 19,108.33

* Leading the index were Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc , up 10.1%, Trillium Therapeutics Inc​, up 4.9%, and Imperial Oil Ltd​, higher by 4.8%.

* Lagging shares were Eldorado Gold Corp​​, down 8.2%, Real Matters Inc​, down 5.3%, and Shopify Inc​, lower by 4.2%.

* On the TSX 59 issues rose and 168 fell as a 0.4-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 15 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 199.2 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Barrick Gold Corp, Manulife Financial Corp and Whitecap Resources Inc.

* The TSX's energy group fell 1.10 points, or 0.9%, while the financials sector slipped 1.88 points, or 0.5%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 2.34%, or $1.52, to $63.49 a barrel. Brent crude fell 1.9%, or $1.3, to $67.26 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 9.6% for the year.

This summary was machine generated April 30 at 21:03 GMT.