Toronto stock index opens up more than 200 points

Tue Oct 7, 2008 9:37am EDT
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TORONTO Oct 7 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index jumped more than 200 points at the open on Tuesday, bouncing up from Monday's steep drop as oil prices rebounded above $90 a barrel.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 217.14 points, or 2.12 percent, at 10,447.57.

($1=$1.10 Canadian) (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Peter Galloway)