CANADA STOCKS-Oils, financials lead TSX higher

Mon Jan 5, 2009 1:57pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index climbed more than 1 percent on Monday afternoon, led higher by energy shares, which rose on higher oil prices. Financial issues were also up.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 100.77 points, or 1.09 percent, at 9,334.88. Five of the index's 10 main groups were higher. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)