Toronto stocks jump 300 pts amid strong resources

Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:51pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 25 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index gained sharply on Tuesday, surging 300 points, while resource shares were strengthened by a bounce in commodity prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 304.02 points, or 2.34 percent, at 13,323.74 shortly before the closing bell. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Renato Andrade)