Toronto stock index rallies above 15,000 on oils

Tue May 20, 2008 4:05pm EDT
 
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TORONTO May 20 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index finished above 15,000 for the first time on Tuesday, propelled higher by a surge in energy and gold producers amid a continuing run-up in oil prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 74.60 points, or 0.5 percent, at 15,058.80. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)