CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on mining, financial gains; Valeant surges

Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:06pm EST
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TORONTO Nov 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday, led by a surge in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and helped by gains for gold miners and financial stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 73.86 points, or 0.55 percent, at 13,473.83. Seven of its 10 main sectors gained. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Leslie Adler)