RPT-CANADA STOCKS-TSX ekes out gain as gold-miners rally

Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:08pm EDT
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TORONTO, March 13 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended a volatile session with a slight gain on Friday as shares of gold-miners rallied around higher bullion while financials continued to take comfort on news that the U.S. banking sector is finding stability.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 3.83 points, or 0.05 percent, at 8,286.10. During the session it rallied as much as 0.8 percent and dropped as much as 1.2 percent. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)