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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up as RBC earnings boost banks, energy stocks jump with oil

TORONTO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Wednesday, boosted by a sharp jump in banking stocks after Royal Bank of Canada reported earnings and as a jump in oil prices helped energy companies.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 78.20 points, or 0.52 percent, at 15,063.16. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; editing by Diane Craft)