It was a fifth day of gains for the TSX today with a rise in the oil price giving energy stocks a lift while gold producers also had a more positive day led by Vancouver’s Nevsun Resources who are tipped for a $1 billion takeover by QKR Corp. Nevsun stocks gained 8.5 per cent.
The S&P TSX Composite Index closed up 95.03 (0.63 per cent)
The NYSE closed higher.
Gold and oil are still edging higher.
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