Energy stocks lead TSX to third straight gain

Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:16pm EDT
 
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, helped by gains in the energy sector despite a slip in oil prices as investors held on to hopes for a satisfactory resolution to Greek debt talks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 42.60 points, or 0.29 percent, at 14,947.51, for its third straight gain. Seven of its 10 main sectors ended higher.

(Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Tom Brown)

 
A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch