Toronto stock index hits record on bullish oil

Fri Jun 6, 2008 9:52am EDT
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TORONTO, June 6 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index logged a record high early on Friday, driven by bullish energy and materials stocks as commodities remained hot.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 147.79 points, or 1 percent, at 15,130.70 -- surpassing its previous peak of 15,128.56, set last month.

($1=$1.02 Canadian) (Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Ka Yan Ng)