CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises 1 pct as China and Europe support

Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:37pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The main Canadian stock index jumped 1 percent early on Thursday afternoon, breaking five days of losses as investors cheered Chinese monetary easing and planned spending cuts in Spain.

At 12:32 p.m. (1632 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 117.20 points, or 0.96 percent, at 12,350.06.