Toronto stocks get lift from strong financials

Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:11pm EDT
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TORONTO Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index powered higher on Thursday, recording its second triple-digit gain in a row as major banks climbed after releasing results that were not as bad as some feared.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 203.13 points, or 1.5 percent, at 13,733.78. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Ted Kerr)