March 1, 2016 / 9:10 PM / in 2 years

CANADA STOCKS-TSX adds almost 1 pct as banks, energy stocks rise

TORONTO, March 1 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index gained almost 1 percent on Tuesday, as Bank of Nova Scotia’s rise in quarterly profit boosted financial shares and energy stocks were helped by higher crude oil prices.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 121.75 points, or 0.95 percent, at 12,982.10. Nine of its 10 main groups gained, with the materials sector weighing. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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