Toronto stock index up 100 pts on resources, banks

Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:45am EDT
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TORONTO Aug 27 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index rose 100 points on Wednesday, buoyed by strength in commodity-related stocks and after Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO: Quote) reported quarterly results.

Shortly after the open, the S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 106.50 points, or 0.8 percent, at 13,405.57. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Scott Anderson)