August 31, 2011 / 8:14 PM / 6 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-Bank stocks drive TSX to near one-month high

 TORONTO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose
for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, trimming August's
sharp losses, as strong results from one of Canada's big banks
helped lift the influential financial sector.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed up 133.99 points, or 1.06
percent, at 12,768.70, its highest close since Aug. 3. Eight of
the 10 main sectors were higher.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)

















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