October 5, 2015 / 8:15 PM / 2 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up as Suncor bid for oil sands rival boosts energy shares

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TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained 1.6 percent on Monday, with the energy sector invigorated by heavyweight Suncor Energy Inc's hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd, a rival and co-producer.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 212.46 points, or 1.59 percent, at 13,552.20. Of its 10 main groups, only healthcare fell. Energy stocks jumped 4.5 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Matthew Lewis)

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