CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher on energy, banking gains; insurers slip

Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:07pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Thursday, with gains in banking and energy shares offsetting weakness from a pair of insurers whose earnings failed to impress.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 78.35 points, or 0.52 percent, at 15,229.85. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)