CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up as miners, banks rise; Maple Leaf jumps

Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:11pm EDT

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TORONTO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index closed
higher on Monday for its fifth straight gain, helped by a sharp
jump in Maple Leaf Foods Inc on word it will look at
selling its bakery business, and as heavyweight banking and gold
mining stocks climbed.    
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 50.44 points, or 0.38 percent,
at 13,186.53. It is trading at its highest level in more than
two years.
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