Toronto stock index jumps 200 points at open

Thu Oct 9, 2008 9:37am EDT
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TORONTO Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index rose sharply at the open on Thursday in a broad-based rally that extended the previous session's gains.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 226.41 points, or 2.25 percent, to 10,282.72. ($1=$1.12 Canadian) (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Peter Galloway)