CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as U.S. debt deal nears
TORONTO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Wednesday, tracking larger gains in U.S. stock indices as political leaders there said they had reached a deal to fund the federal government and avoid a debt default. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 25.75 points, or 0.2 percent, at 12,957.21. The main U.S. indices gained more than 1 percent each.
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