Resources help Toronto stocks shake off weak financials

Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:06pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, June 30 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index finished higher on Monday as record oil prices bolstered resources and energy shares, offsetting a weak showing by financial services on persistent concerns about the credit crunch.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 76.40 points, or 0.53 percent, to unofficially close at 14,431.61. (Reporting by Wojtek Dabrowski; editing by Frank McGurty)