CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits 2-week high on golds, financials

Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:12pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 23 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index climbed to a two-week high on Wednesday, driven up by financial issues and by gold stocks, which rose as the price of the safe-haven metal jumped on political unrest in Europe and the Middle East.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 87.18 points, or 0.62 percent, at 14,087.18.

($1=$0.98 Canadian) (Reporting by Cameron French; editing by Peter Galloway)