CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises 1 percent on renewed Greek optimism

Thu Nov 3, 2011 11:25am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
extended gains on Thursday, rising 1 percent, after the Greek
Prime Minister softened his stance on a referendum on the
country's vital bailout package.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was up 122.91 points, or 1 percent, at 12,364.67,
after falling just below the break-even line to 12,237.26,
early in the session.
 (Reporting by Jon Cook; Editing by by Jeffrey Hodgson)