CANADA STOCKS-Commodities, auto bailout boost TSX

Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:27am EST
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TORONTO Dec 10 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday morning on higher oil and metals prices and optimism over global stimulus measures, including a possible bailout of the U.S. auto industry.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 200.34 points, or 2.39 percent, at 8,597.90. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Jeffrey Jones)