December 27, 2017 / 9:07 PM / 8 months ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX posts record high as energy, marijuana company shares climb

TORONTO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Wednesday to a record high as a recent rally in commodity prices boosted the energy and materials sectors, while healthcare gained more than 6 percent as shares of marijuana companies jumped.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 37.86 points, or 0.23 percent, at 16,203.13. Five of the index’s 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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