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CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.67% to 16,594.07

FILE PHOTO: A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX rises 0.67 percent to 16,594.07

* Leading the index were Kinaxis Inc KXS.TO, up 12.8%, Bombardier Inc BBDb.TO, up 9%, and Baytex Energy Corp BTE.TO, higher by 7.8%.

* Lagging shares were Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc ZZZ.TO, down 12.8%, Pretium Resources Inc PVG.TO, down 6.7%, and Detour Gold Corp DGC.TO, lower by 3.3%.

* On the TSX 171 issues rose and 59 fell as a 2.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 14 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 200.9 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Encana Corp ECA.TO, Bombardier Inc BBDb.TO and Baytex Energy Corp BTE.TO.

* The TSX's energy group .SPTTEN rose 3.83 points, or 3.1%, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 1.54 points, or 0.5%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 3.4%, or $1.84, to $56.02 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1  rose 3.19% , or $1.9, to $61.52 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 15.9% for the year.

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