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The TSX is up 40 Points With Healthcare, Info Tech Leading Gains

The TSX is up 40 points on mixed sectors, with healthcare (+1.02%), info tech (+1%), posting the biggest gains.

The heavyweight financials sector is also positive -- up 0.53%.

StatsCan reported today that after rising for eight consecutive months, real GDP was essentially unchanged in July as 11 of 20 industrial sectors grew. Year-over-year, GDP was up 3.8%, slightly below expectations of 3.9%.

In commodities, oil prices were down slightly to US$51.48. Metals prices are also in the red.

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