Toronto stocks get big boost from resources, banks

Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:09pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index surged on Wednesday, pulling away from bear market territory after a week-long slide, in a broad rally led by resource and banking shares.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 337.82 points, or 2.78 percent, at 12,484.58. (Reporting by Natasha Elkington; Editing by Peter Galloway)