Toronto stocks jump on strong resources, BCE

Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:06pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, June 23 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index kicked off the week by surging higher on Monday, buoyed by firm oil prices and a jump in BCE Inc (BCE.TO: Quote) after Canada's top court backed the buyout of the telecom company.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 105.41 points, or 0.72 percent, at 14,686.08. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)