Toronto stock index up 100 points, resources surge

Thu Jan 3, 2008 1:38pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 3 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index rose more than 100 points on Thursday afternoon, riding the momentum of surging materials and energy shares, which were yanked higher by a bullish commodity market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 100.37 points, or 0.7 percent, at 14,027.13 at midafternoon, with only three of its 10 main sectors in positive territory. ($1=$0.99 Canadian) (Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Peter Galloway)