CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as banks, telecoms rally

Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:05pm EDT
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TORONTO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose
on Thursday, led by gains in financials and telecoms, as bullish
quarterly profit reports from major Canadian banks and strong
economic data from the United States drove the market.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 97.51 points, or 0.77 percent,
at 12,704.73. Eight of the 10 main sectors on the index were