CANADA STOCKS-Resource issues lead TSX to higher close

Mon May 9, 2011 4:09pm EDT
 
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 TORONTO, May 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
closed higher on Monday in a broad-based rally led by resource
issues, while news that Canadian Tire (CTCa.TO: Quote) planned to buy
Forzani Group (FGL.TO: Quote) also helped lift sentiment.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed up 110.53 points, or 0.81
percent, to finish at 13,677.13.
 ($1=$0.96 Canadian)
 (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Rob Wilson)