October 16, 2020 / 11:24 AM / 7 days ago

TSX falls 0.38% to 16,438.75

FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

* The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX falls 0.38 percent to 16,438.75 

* Leading the index were Aritzia Inc <ATZ.TO​>, up 3.4%, Corus Entertainment Inc​ , up 3.1%, and Home Capital Group Inc​ , higher by 3%.

* Lagging shares were Aurora Cannabis Inc​​ , down 6.5%, Cenovus Energy Inc​, down 4.7%, and Eldorado Gold Corp​, lower by 4.5%.

* On the TSX 83 issues rose and 135 fell as a 0.6-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 10 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 176.9 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Toronto-dominion Bank , Blackberry Ltd  and Enbridge Inc.

* The TSX’s energy group  fell 1.08 points, or 1.6%, while the financials sector climbed 0.21 points, or 0.1%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.44%, or $0.18, to $40.78 a barrel. Brent crude  fell 0.81%, or $0.35, to $42.81 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 3.7% for the year.

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