August 14, 2017 / 8:18 PM / 9 months ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, led by financials as U.S.-N.Korea tensions ease

TORONTO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Monday as investors jumped back into riskier assets as some tensions eased over North Korea, with heavyweight financials leading gains, while lower oil prices weighed on energy shares.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 86.53 points, or 0.58 percent at 15,119.91. Seven of the index’s 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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