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TSX extends gains ahead of Fed minutes, Converge Technology jumps
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TSX extends gains ahead of Fed minutes, Converge Technology jumps

Fed minutes awaitedConverge Technology jumps on strategic review updateNov 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, lifted by technology and financial shares, while investors kept a close watch on the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes.At 10:22 a.m. ET (1522 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index (.GSPTSE) was up 28.8 points, or 0.14%, at 20,248.81, hitting a new three-month high.The information technology sector (.SPTTTK) rose 0.9%, supported by a 25.8% jump in shares of Converge Technology Solutions (CTS.TO) after it commenced a strategic review process including evaluations on possibilities of a sale, merger or divesture.The financial sector (.SPTTFS) rose 0.5%.Investors now await details from latest U.S. rate-setting meeting, due...