CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises for 5th straight session

Mon Nov 9, 2009 4:08pm EST
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TORONTO Nov 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose to a two-week high on Monday as a reassuring pledge from the Group of 20 to pursue economic stimulus measures until recovery is in place helped boost investor sentiment.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 236.16 points, or 2.1 percent, at 11,486.58. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)