CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher on surge in Nexen, Progress shares

Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:30pm EST
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TORONTO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The main Canadian stock index
recorded solid gains on Monday, as Nexen Inc and
Progress Energy Resources Corp surged after Canada
approved foreign takeover bids for both companies.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 ended up 70.88 points, or 0.58 percent, at 12,230.47.