CANADA STOCKS-Commodities push TSX 200 points higher

Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:48pm EST
 
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TORONTO Nov 26 (Reuters) - Strength in commodity stocks pushed the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index higher on Wednesday afternoon, overpowering a steep decline in BCE Inc (BCE.TO: Quote) after the telecom giant said its leveraged buyout deal was in doubt.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE gained 200.60 points, or 2.58 percent, to 8,643.46. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)