CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up as Valeant and gold miners provide boost
TORONTO, May 27 (Reuters) - The main Canadian stock index ended higher on Monday in low volume trade, as investors cheered a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and a rise in the price of gold helped beaten-down miners of the precious metal. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 29.15 points, or 0.23 percent, at 12,696.37 points.
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