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TSX hits near one-week high on healthcare, energy stocks boost

(Reuters) -Canada’s main stock index rose on Thursday as gains in energy and healthcare stocks were complimented by positive earnings from some large domestic banks, with investors closely watching the gathering of central bankers at Jackson Hole for cues on monetary policy outlook. At 10:05 a.m. ET (14:05 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 109.77 points, or 0.55%, at 20,131.15, its highest level since Aug 19. The heavily weighted financials sector rose 1.1%, led by a 1.7% rise in shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank.

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