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TSX falls  0.20 percent to 16,800.29


The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX falls  0.20 percent to 16,800.29.

Leading the index were West Fraser Timber Co Ltd , up 5.4 percent, Bombardier Inc , up 2.7 percent, and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc , higher by 2.6 percent.

Lagging shares were Ensign Energy Services Inc , down 10.2 percent, Birchcliff Energy Ltd , down 6.2 percent, and Precision Drilling Corp , lower by 4.7 percent.

On the TSX 84 issues rose and 150 fell as a 0.6-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 8 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 230.8 million shares.

The most heavily traded shares by volume were Encana Corp , Kinross Gold Corp  and Crescent Point Energy Corp .

The TSX's energy group <.SPTTEN> fell 2.17 points, or 1.5 percent, while the financials sector <.SPTTFS> climbed 0.61 points, or 0.2 percent.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures  fell 2.11 percent, or $1.25, to $58.09 a barrel. Brent crude   fell 1.63 percent, or $1.05, to $63.5 [O/R]

The TSX is up 17.3 percent for the year.


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