Toronto stocks driven higher by robust banks

Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:04pm EDT
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TORONTO, April 18 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index finished the week strongly higher on Friday, spurred by financial shares, which rallied on hope that the worst of the credit crisis has already been seen.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 111.91 points, or 0.79 percent, at 14,227.41. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)