CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, led by financial and gold stocks

Tue Jan 3, 2017 4:08pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 3 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, touching its highest intraday level in more than 20 months, as financial, gold and energy shares gained ground on the first trading day of 2017.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 115.44 points, or 0.76 percent, at 15,403.03. Eight of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)