Toronto stocks jump 200 points as gold surges

Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:52am EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index jumped more than 200 points on Tuesday, as commodity issues rode the coattails of a lofty rise in the price of gold.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 202.27 points, or 1.6 percent at 13,221.99. ($1=$1.02 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; Editing by Bernadette Baum)