CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up as Valeant and gold miners provide boost

Mon May 27, 2013 4:04pm EDT

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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