CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps 100 points at open, oil shares up

Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:44am EST
 
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TORONTO Dec 23 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index jumped more than 100 points at the open on Tuesday as rising oil prices boosted energy issues, one day after the market dropped more than 300 points.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 104.61 points, or 1.3 percent, at 8,354.14. On Monday, the index dropped 302.47 points, or 3.5 percent, to 8,249.53.

($1=$1.22 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; editing by Peter Galloway)