TSX rises 0.02% to 18,848.78

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Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rises to a record high

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.02 percent to 18,848.78

* Leading the index were Intertape Polymer Group Inc , up 9.1%, BlackBerry Ltd​, up 9%, and Lightspeed POS Inc​, higher by 6.6%.

* Lagging shares were Badger Daylighting Ltd​​, down 7.4%, Linamar Corp​, down 4.5%, and Cargojet Inc​, lower by 3.6%.

* On the TSX 116 issues rose and 99 fell as a 1.2-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 20 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 154.8 million shares.

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

* The TSX's energy group rose 0.36 points, or 0.3%, while the financials sector climbed 0.56 points, or 0.2%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.62%, or $0.41, to $65.61 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.57%, or $0.4, to $69.23 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 8.1% for the year.