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CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as CP Rail, mining shares rise

TORONTO, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday after shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd jumped on an upbeat earnings report and mining shares benefited from a gain in commodity prices.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 72.68 points, or 0.47 percent, at 15,625.56. Eight of the ten main sectors on the index traded higher. (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)