Toronto stocks jump 100 pts on commodities surge

Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:36am EDT
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TORONTO Aug 18 (Reuters) - Toronto Stock Exchange's main index opened more than 100 points higher on Monday, as investors scooped up energy and materials stocks after a slump in commodity prices last week.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 107.82, or 0.8 percent, at 13,204.52. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Scott Anderson)