May 9, 2011 / 8:14 PM / 7 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-Resource issues lead TSX to higher close

 TORONTO, May 9 (Reuters) - Toronto’s main stock index closed higher on Monday in a broad-based rally led by resource issues, while news that Canadian Tire (CTCa.TO) planned to buy Forzani Group FGL.TO also helped lift sentiment.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 110.53 points, or 0.81 percent, to finish at 13,677.13.
 ($1=$0.96 Canadian)  (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Rob Wilson)                                        

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