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TSX rises 0.24 percent

TSX rises 0.24 percent

(Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 35.69 points, or 0.24 percent, to 14,939.18. * Leading the index were Cogeco Communications Inc , up 7.5 percent, Aurora Cannabis Inc , up 7.5 percent, and Aphria Inc , higher by 5.4 percent. * Lagging shares were Nexgen Energy Ltd , down 5.0 percent, Seven Generations Energy Ltd , down 4.9 percent, and New Gold Inc , lower by 4.7 percent. * On the TSX 133 issues rose and 99 fell as a 1.3-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 10 new highs and 1 new lows, with total volume of 248.9 million shares. ...