CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises to 5-month high, rebounds 20 pct from Jan trough

Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:13pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, April 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday to a fresh five-month high, as energy and materials stocks gained on higher commodity prices, while a major telecommunications stock weighed after posting a smaller profit.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 147.46 points, or 1.07 percent, at 13,867.28. Six of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by James Dalgleish)