August 8, 2013 / 8:07 PM / 4 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps as China data lifts commodity prices, miners

TORONTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped
more than 1 percent on Thursday as bullish trade data from China
drove commodity prices higher, fueling a surge in shares of gold
and other mining stocks.
     The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 140.19 points, or 1.13 percent,
at 12,552.92. Eight of the 10 main sectors on the index were
higher.

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