CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with miners, financials to new 17-month high
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* TSX closes up 60.51 points, or 0.4 percent, at 15,100.38
* Index posts its highest since June 2015
* Seven of the TSX's 10 main groups end higher
By Fergal Smith
TORONTO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index rose to a fresh 17-month high on Tuesday as base metal mining and financial shares rose, offsetting some profit-taking in energy shares ahead of a meeting next week of major oil producers.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 60.51 points, or 0.4 percent, at 15,100.38, its highest since June 2015.
"Some of the base metal names are up quite a bit not only today but since the election and that's just driven by some of (U.S. President-elect) Donald Trump's potential new policies, particularly his expected infrastructure investment" said Cavan Yie, senior equity analyst, at Manulife Asset Management.
Teck Resources Ltd jumped 7.3 percent to C$34.33, and First Quantum Minerals Ltd advanced 6.3 percent to C$15.73. Continued...