Toronto stocks get boost from rising resources

Mon Apr 7, 2008 4:04pm EDT
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TORONTO, April 7 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index benefited from a surge by oil and other commodities on Monday, as resource shares pushed higher, but it lost some steam amid afternoon profit-taking.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 65.62 points, or 0.48 percent, at 13,733.81. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)