Toronto stocks bounce higher on resource rally

Wed Aug 6, 2008 4:05pm EDT
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TORONTO Aug 6 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index bounced back from the big losses of the day before on Wednesday, spurred by a rebound in resource sectors and a strong quarterly profit from fertilizer firm Agrium (AGU.TO: Quote).

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 215.61 points, or 1.63 percent, at 13,457.81. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)