CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher on golds, Fed

Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:09pm EDT
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 TORONTO, March 16 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
ended at its highest point since September 2008 on Tuesday as
higher gold prices helped miners catch a bid and the market
reacted positively to the U.S. Federal Reserve renewing its
pledge to keep interest rates low for an extended period.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed up 86.68 points, or 0.72 percent,
at 12,095.48.
 ($1=$1.02 Canadian)
 (Reporting by John McCrank; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)