Toronto stock index rises 100 points, RIM leads

Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:26am EST
 
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TORONTO Dec 21 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index jumped more than 100 points on Friday morning, taking a cue from Research In Motion RIM.TO, which was applauded by analysts after it reported expectation-beating profits.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 101.43 points, or 0.8 percent, at 13,508.44.

($1=$1 Canadian) (Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Scott Anderson)