CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as banks gain; gold miners weigh

(Adds details on specific stocks, updates prices)* TSX up 41.65 points, or 0.27 percent, at 15,238.83* Gain followed sharpest fall in a month on WednesdayTORONTO, Dec 15 Canada’s main stock index rose
on Thursday, helped by broad gains for financial stocks a day
after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and struck a
hawkish note on further increases, a move which weighed on
Canadian gold miners.Energy stocks also gained despite a pullback in oil prices
caused in part by a surging U.S. dollar, while Bombardier
surged 3.7 percent to C$1.98 after saying growth in
its rail business and the ramp-up of the C Series aircraft
program should help boost full-year consolidated revenue in 2017
by a low single-digit percentage..At 10:09 a.m. EDT (1509 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s
S&P/TSX composite index was up 41.65 points, or 0.27
percent, at 15,238.83. It had its sharpest fall in a month in
the prior session. …