July 15, 2013 / 8:11 PM / in 4 years

CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as Shoppers jumps on Loblaw deal

TORONTO, July 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose
on Monday to a one-month high, lifted by a jump in Shoppers Drug
Mart Corp after grocer Loblaw Cos Ltd agreed to
buy the pharmacy chain for C$12.4 billion (US$11.9 billion).
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 66.17 points, or 0.53 percent,
at 12,528.35. Eight of the 10 main sectors on the index were
higher.

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