CANADA STOCKS-Resource rally lets TSX end week on upnote
*TSX closes up 31.07 points at 11,666.92
*Materials, energy lead index higher
*Oil falls, copper and gold prices firm
*U.S. retail sales fall unexpectedly in May
*U.S. consumer confidence rises in June (Updates to close)
By Claire Sibonney
TORONTO, June 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index closed higher for a second straight session on Friday as resource issues gained ground in another roller-coaster day of trading, this time spurred by mixed U.S. economic data.
Sales at U.S. retailers fell unexpectedly in May for the first time in eight months, but a jump in U.S. consumer sentiment to a near 2-1/2 year high in early June tempered fears of a slowing economic recovery. [ID:nN11114277]
Copper retreated from one-week highs after the data but was still up on the day as investors watched China for clues to future demand. [MET/L] Continued...