August 9, 2011 / 4:29 PM / 6 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps 3 percent as oil and banks climb

 TORONTO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market
index extended its strong rally on Tuesday, led by oil and bank
shares on improved sentiment ahead of this afternoon's U.S.
Federal Reserve statement.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE rose 356.54 points, or 3.05 percent, to 12,027.5. All
10 main groups were higher, with each up more than 1 percent.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)

















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