CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as energy shares surge on crude gains

Thu Jan 28, 2016 4:07pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained sharply on Thursday, with energy stocks surging as crude oil prices gained for a third day on hopes of a deal to cut global production.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 214.16 points, or 1.73 percent, at 12,591.93. Its energy sector jumped 5.3 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish)