Toronto stocks get big boost from financials

Thu Sep 18, 2008 4:11pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index rallied more than 300 points on Thursday after the world's top central banks injected billions of dollars into markets and on optimism about a possible plan to resolve the financial crisis.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 324.59 points, or 2.73 percent, at 12,202.28. (Reporting by Natasha Elkington; editing by Rob Wilson)