Toronto stocks rise with oil, Bush's mortgage plan

Thu Dec 6, 2007 2:52pm EST
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TORONTO Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index climbed 100 points on Thursday afternoon, rising along with crude oil prices and a plan by the Bush administration to relieve the troubled U.S. mortgage market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 100.12 points, or 0.7 percent, at 13,834.66 with materials and energy stocks leading the way. ($1=$1.01 Canadian) (Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Peter Galloway)