CANADA STOCKS-TSX extends gains after Fed plans to taper stimulus

Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:28pm EST
 
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TORONTO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
extended its gains on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve
announced that it will begin scaling back its monetary stimulus
program.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 153.03 points, or 1.2 percent, at 13,333.19 in
mid-afternoon trade.