CANADA STOCKS-Strong commodities drive TSX to new 2009 high

Wed May 20, 2009 10:39am EDT
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TORONTO May 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rallied more than 2 percent to hit a new 2009 high on Wednesday as rising oil and gold prices helped lift the resource-laden market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE crossed the previous 2009 high of 10,340.78 to trade as high as 10,355.26. (Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson; editing by Peter Galloway)