Toronto stocks jump 100 points at open

Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:40am EDT
 
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TORONTO, April 30 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index rose more than 100 points on Wednesday, emboldened by stronger-than-expected U.S. growth data and firm commodity prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 100.71 points, or 0.7 percent, at 13,926.31.

($1=$1.00 Canadian) (Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Scott Anderson)