CANADA STOCKS-TSX up more than 2 pct, led by miners

Thu Oct 6, 2011 11:42am EDT
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 TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose
more than 2 percent in late morning trade on Thursday, driven
by energy and materials shares.
 At 11:28 a.m. (15:28 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's
S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 234.15 points, or 2.04
percent, at 11,691.37.
 The rise came as the heavyweight materials sector, which
includes gold and base metal miners, rose 0.87 percent, driven
by Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TO: Quote), which confirmed that the terms of
its mining agreement in Mongolia would stand.
 ($1=$1.04 Canadian)
 (Editing by Peter Galloway)