October 5, 2015 / 1:48 PM / in 2 years

CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps on Suncor bid for Canadian Oil Sands

TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped at the open on Monday, with Canadian Oil Sands catapulting 46 percent higher on Suncor Energy Inc's hostile bid for its rival and co-producer in the country's oil sands industry.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 159.83 points, or 1.2 percent, at 13,499.57 shortly after the open. Nine of its 10 main sectors were higher. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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