BRIEF-Homer Logistics says raised $8.5 mln in series A funding
* Homer logistics raises $8.5 million in series A funding to enhance "Final Mile" delivery efficiencies
TORONTO, Oct 15 Canada's main stock index closed higher on Tuesday, with a sharp jump in gold mining shares boosting the resource-rich exchange as investors bought the precious metal amid worry about an impasse in U.S. debt ceiling negotiations. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially ended up 39.35 points, or 0.31 percent, at 12,931.46. The main U.S. indices all ended lower.
* Honda says no final agreement on recall liabilities (Adds details on restructuring, court hearing set for Tuesday, trims some material)