CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher, buoyed by gold miners

Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:10pm EDT
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 TORONTO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market
index closed moderately higher on Monday as investors searched
for value in stocks hit hard by last week's sell-off and
gold-mining issues surged as bullion prices hit new heights.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed up 60.89 points, or 0.51 percent,
at 12,068.36. Seven of the 10 index sectors were higher, led by
the materials group, which rose 2.75 percent.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; editing by Peter Galloway)