Toronto stocks slightly higher amid profit-taking

Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:08pm EDT
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TORONTO, April 17 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index pushed slightly higher on Thursday, lifted by gains in banks after the core inflation rate slowed in March, while investors took profits following a steep advance in the previous session.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 26.52 points, or 0.19 percent, at 14,126.00. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Renato Andrade)