August 21, 2008 / 8:06 PM / 9 years ago

Toronto stocks rally on stronger commodity prices

TORONTO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The main index of the Toronto Stock Exchange finished about 1.3 percent higher on Thursday, as energy and materials producers rallied on the back of stronger commodities.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 172.69 points, or 1.29 percent, to unofficially close at 13,522.83. (Reporting by Wojtek Dabrowski; editing by Peter Galloway)

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