CANADA STOCKS-TSX has biggest gain in 2 weeks on Greece hopes

Thu Mar 8, 2012 4:09pm EST
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TORONTO, March 8 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended sharply higher on Thursday, posting its biggest gain in more than two weeks as financial and resource issues climbed on signs that Greece would finalize a private debt swap and avoid a chaotic default.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially ended up 111.77 points, or 0.91 percent, at 12,461.93.