Gold miners, Bernanke push TSX higher

People walk past an electronic board displaying the midday TSX index in TorontoTORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian stocks ended the week on a positive note, boosted by a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that kept stimulus hopes alive and as the soaring price of bullion helped gold miners. Bernanke stopped short of giving a clear signal the U.S. central bank would soon act but investors bet that his language made another round of bond-buying, known as quantitative easing, more likely. …