CORRECTED - CANADA STOCKS-Resources, financials push TSX past 10,000
(Corrects first bullet and paragraph 6 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, quote)
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]
Seven of the index's 10 main sectors rose. The energy and materials groups climbed 4.8 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, as oil jumped $2.50 to a five-month high of $56.34 a barrel and U.S. gold settled up $6.70 at $911.00 an ounce.
The financial group gained 3.1 percent. Continued...