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TSX rises 1.1% to 16,242.81


* The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 1.10 percent to 16,242.81 

* Leading the index were Methanex Corp , up 6.9%, Enerplus Corp​ , up 6.7%, and Vermilion Energy Inc​ , higher by 6.6%.

* Lagging shares were Lundin Mining Corp​​ , down 6.2%, Aurora Cannabis Inc​, down 4.1%, and BlackBerry Ltd​, lower by 3.0%.

* On the TSX 189 issues rose and 32 fell as a 5.9-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 8 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 235.7 million shares.

* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bank Of Nova Scotia , Royal Bank Of Canada  and Lundin Mining Corp.

* The TSX's energy group  rose 2.40 points, or 3.6%, while the financials sector climbed 5.05 points, or 1.9%.

* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 0.8%, or $0.32, to $40.57 a barrel. Brent crude  rose 1.36%, or $0.57, to $42.49 [O/R]

* The TSX is off 4.8% for the year.

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