CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits one-week high in oil-led rally

Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:07pm EDT
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 TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market
index climbed more than 2 percent on Thursday to its highest
point in a week, as energy shares rebounded on the back of
stronger oil prices and banks made up lost ground.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE  unofficially closed up 340.91 points, or 2.79
percent, at 12,539.80 points. Nine of the 10 main groups were
higher, with energy advancing 4.2 percent.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)