CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on materials as investors eye "fiscal cliff"

Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:57pm EST
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TORONTO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose
more than 1 percent on Monday, led by the materials sector, as
U.S. lawmakers pushed for a last-minute deal to avert the
"fiscal cliff".
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 rose 125.21 points, or 1.0 percent, to 12,441.33.