CORRECTED - CANADA STOCKS-Resources, financials push TSX past 10,000
(Corrects first bullet and paragraph 4 to show it was highest close since Oct 20, not Nov 4)
* TSX finishes at 10,143.43, highest since Oct 20
* Energy, up 4.8 pct, leads market higher as oil climbs
* U.S., Canadian data supports rally (Adds details, quotes)
By Jennifer Kwan
TORONTO, May 6 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index shot through the 10,000-mark to its highest close in six months on Wednesday as resource and financial issues led a rally fueled by optimism that the global economy is stabilizing.
Aiding the sentiment was stronger-than-expected economic data from Canada and the United States, particularly a private-sector U.S. employment report that showed job losses slowed dramatically last month. [ID:nN06133099]
In Canada, purchasing activity rose and building permits surged unexpectedly. [ID:nN06546133]
The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE finished up 262.71 points, or 2.7 percent, at 10,143.43, its highest close since Oct 20. Earlier, it had climbed to 10,158.20. Continued...