CANADA STOCKS-TSX climbs to six-week high as financial, energy lead gainer

Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:10pm EST
 
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TORONTO Feb 17 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index scored a six-week high on Wednesday, led by financial and energy stocks after crude oil prices surged on supply freeze optimism.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 312.18 points, or 2.49 percent, at 12,867.16. Nine of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith, editing by G Crosse)