CANADA STOCKS-TSX extends gains on commodities, banks

Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:55am EST
 
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TORONTO Nov 24 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index extended gains on Monday as resource shares rose on higher commodity prices and the financial group gained on the U.S. government's rescue of banking giant Citigroup. (C.N: Quote)

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE jumped 300.79 points, or 3.7 percent, to 8,456.18. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Peter Galloway)