Commodities boost Toronto stocks 200 points

Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:37am EST
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TORONTO Feb 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index jumped more than 200 points at the start on Tuesday as firm commodity prices helped investors shrug off further charges at Bank of Montreal BMO.TO.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE jumped 201.17 points, or 1.5 percent, to 13,427.93. ($1=$1.01 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; Editing by Bernadette Baum)