CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as bullion drives gains in gold miners

Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:06pm EDT

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TORONTO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
touched a one-week high on Friday as sluggish U.S. economic data
renewed hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will delay putting
an end to its stimulus program, lifting bullion prices and
shares of gold miners.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 87.95 points, or 0.69 percent,
and 12,762.30. All of the 10 main sectors on the index were
higher.
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