CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.52% to 20,689.58

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* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.52 percent to 20,689.58

* Leading the index were Canada Goose Holdings Inc , up 5.4%, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd​, up 5.1%, and Nexgen Energy Ltd​, higher by 4.9%.

* Lagging shares were Torex Gold Resources Inc​​, down 3.5%, Iamgold Corp​, down 3.0%, and Aurora Cannabis Inc​, lower by 2.9%.

* On the TSX 140 issues rose and 86 fell as a 1.6-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 18 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 187.5 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Suncor Energy Inc, Great-west Lifeco Inc and Hydro One Ltd.

* The TSX's energy group rose 0.23 points, or 0.2%, while the financials sector climbed 1.32 points, or 0.4%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 0.41%, or $0.28, to $68.22 a barrel. Brent crude fell 0.45%, or $0.32, to $71.31 [O/R]

* The TSX is up 18.7% for the year.

This summary was machine generated September 1 at 21:03.

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