CANADA STOCKS-TSX closes higher for 5th day as golds glitter

Wed Jan 6, 2010 4:10pm EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 6 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended higher for a fifth straight session on Wednesday, backed by a three-week high in the price of gold that lifted producers such as Barrick Gold (ABX.TO: Quote) and Goldcorp (G.TO: Quote).

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 47.32 points, or 0.4 percent, at 11,935.40. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)