NEW YORK (Reuters) - - The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 119.05 points, or 0.79 percent, to 15,182.64, bouncing from its worst one-day drop since Oct 24.
- Leading the index were Cominar REIT , up 5.5 percent, Hudson's Bay Co , up 5 percent, and Crescent Point Energy Corp , higher by 4.8 percent.
- Lagging shares were Aphria Inc , down 16.5 percent, Aurora Cannabis Inc, down 12.8 percent, and Canopy Growth Corp, lower by 10.1 percent.
- On the TSX 147 issues rose and 87 fell as a 1.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 4 new highs and 18 new lows, with total volume of 179.7 million shares.
- The most heavily traded shares by volume were Aphria Inc , Aurora Cannabis Inc and Bombardier Inc.
- The TSX's energy group rose 3.93 points, or 2.60 percent, while the financials sector climbed 0.83 points, or 0.29 percent.
- West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.39 percent, or $0.21, to $53.04 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.55 percent, or $0.34, to $61.74 [O/R]
- The TSX is off 6.3 percent for the year.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak)