CANADA STOCKS-Banks drive TSX higher ahead of U.S. budget vote

Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:04pm EDT
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 TORONTO, July 28 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
edged higher on Thursday as stronger financial shares offset
lagging resource issues ahead of a key vote in Congress on a
plan to prevent a U.S. default.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed up 15.11 points, or 0.12 percent
at 13,047.78.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)