August 25, 2014 / 1:43 PM / 3 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits record high as Tim Hortons shares soar

TORONTO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
touched a record high on Monday as shares of Tim Hortons Inc
 shot up after the coffee chain confirmed it was in
merger talks with Burger King.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 32.60 points, or 0.21 percent, at 15,568.15
shortly after the open.

 (Reporting by John Tilak)

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