Toronto stocks lifted by Potash, commodities

Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:04pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index ended strongly higher on Thursday, pulled up by gains by Potash Corp of Saskatchewan POT.TO, robust commodity prices and hopes of further interest rate cuts.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 262.93 points, or 2.08 percent, at 12,920.33. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)