CANADA STOCKS-TSX up more than 1 pct on European optimism
TORONTO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index swung sharply higher on Tuesday in volatile trade, tracking climbing oil prices and U.S. equities after talk that the European Central Bank was buying Italian bonds.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 120.91 points, or 1.01 percent, to 12,043.95. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Rob Wilson)
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