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TORONTO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index extended gains on Tuesday as commodity prices firmed following the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's recent policy-setting meeting, boosting resource-based shares.
At 2:26 p.m. (16:26 GMT) The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 124.75 points, or 1 percent, at 12,629.60. Eight of the 10 main sectors were higher. (Reporting by Trish Nixon; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)