CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises to near 2-week high on bets Britain stays in EU

Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:14pm EDT
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TORONTO, June 23 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index reached a nearly two-week high on Thursday, led by financial and energy stocks as investors anticipated that Britons will vote to remain in the European Union.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 127.57 points, or 0.91 percent, at 14,131.38. Eight of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Chris Reese)