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CANADA STOCKS-TSX posts 7-month high, led by energy, financials

TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index notched a seven-month high on Thursday, fueled by a rally in financial and resource stocks as commodity prices rose, but gains were tempered by a drop in the shares of Shopify Inc for a second straight day.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 55.30 points, or 0.35 percent, at 15,776.30. Nine of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by James Dalgleish)