TSX rises to fresh record high as financials climb


A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. Canada's main stock index was little changed on Monday as weakness in financial and energy shares offset gains in the materials sector. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday to a fresh record high as heavyweight financial shares climbed, while lower oil and gold prices weighed on the energy and materials groups.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 26.53 points, or 0.17 percent, at 15,755.65, shortly after the open. Six of the index's 10 main groups were higher.
(Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Bernadette Baum)