CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains for fifth day, oils lead way

Mon Jan 5, 2009 4:10pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended higher on Monday, supported by rising energy shares, which climbed along with oil prices, and by a rally in financials.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially finished higher for a fifth straight day, up 46.97 points, or 0.51 percent, at 9,281.08.

($1=$1.19 Canadian) (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)