Toronto stocks soar on strong golds, energy issues

Thu May 8, 2008 4:09pm EDT
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TORONTO May 8 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index surged late to finish the session up more than 200 points on Thursday as rising commodity prices prices lit a fire under shares of gold and energy producers.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 235.84 points, or 1.64 percent, to unofficially close at 14,607.37. (Reporting by Cameron French; editing by Rob Wilson)