TORONTO, June 19 (Reuters) - Canada’s benchmark stock index rose on Monday, extending its recovery from a six-month low last week, as heavyweight financial shares rallied and after Hudson’s Bay Co got a boost from an investor request for the company to explore strategic options.
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 73.50 points, or 0.48 percent, at 15,266.04. Eight of the index’s 10 main industry groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith, editing by G Crosse)
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