CANADA STOCKS-Resources, banks propel TSX higher

Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:07pm EST
 
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TORONTO Nov 24 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index gained 4 percent on Monday, with resource issues supported by rising commodity prices and financials lifted by news of the U.S. government's rescue plan for banking giant Citigroup. (C.N: Quote)

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 322.76 points, or 3.96 percent, at 8,478.15. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Rob Wilson)