CANADA STOCKS-TSX rallies 2 pct on energy, banks

Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:13pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 24 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rallied 2 percent on Tuesday as oil and gas issues climbed on rising crude prices, while financials strengthened as fears over U.S. banks eased.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 153.17 points, or 2.0 percent, to 7,800.84. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Rob Wilson)