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