August 8, 2014 / 11:32 AM / 3 years ago

TSX ends higher as Ukraine tensions ease

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Friday as news that Russia had completed military exercises near the Ukraine border boosted investor sentiment.

A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 77.88 points, or 0.52 percent, at 15,196.31. Six of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher.

Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli

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