CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher on Valeant, brighter sentiment

Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:13pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as most major sectors benefited from bullish global equity market sentiment, while a gain in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc provided further support.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 131.26 points, or 0.89 percent, at 14,862.76. Nine of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher. (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by James Dalgleish; and Peter Galloway)