CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as oil jump boosts energy stocks; Barrick gains

Wed Oct 5, 2016 4:08pm EDT
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

TORONTO Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Wednesday, boosted by solid gains for energy stocks as oil prices jumped, while Barrick Gold Corp rose after it resumed operations at a mine in Argentina.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 89.57 points, or 0.62 percent, at 14,610.58. Six of its 10 main groups gained. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish)