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CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits record high as Tim Hortons shares soar

TORONTO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
touched a record high on Monday as shares of Tim Hortons Inc
 shot up after the coffee chain confirmed it was in
merger talks with Burger King.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 32.60 points, or 0.21 percent, at 15,568.15
shortly after the open.

 (Reporting by John Tilak)
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