CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps more than 1 percent on Fed comments

Wed May 22, 2013 12:30pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, May 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose
more than 1 percent on Wednesday, led by gains across all major
sectors, as investors cheered comments from U.S. Federal Reserve
chairman Ben Bernanke suggesting continued monetary stimulus.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 138.73 points, or 1.09 percent, at 12,881.16 in
early afternoon trade.