TSX ends higher as Ukraine tensions ease

Fri Aug 8, 2014 4:13pm EDT
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as news that Russia had completed military exercises near the Ukraine border boosted investor sentiment.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 77.88 points, or 0.52 percent, at 15,196.31. Six of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher.

(Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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