TSX jumps on strong retail sales data
Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as data showing a rise in retail sales and an uptick in house prices helped offset fears of prolonged economic recovery as coronavirus cases rise globally.
* At 9:33 a.m. ET (1333 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 51.34 points, or 0.32%, at 16,298.06.
(Reporting by Shashank Nayar in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel)
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