CANADA STOCKS-TSX index rises nearly 4 pct, led by resources

Mon May 4, 2009 4:10pm EDT
 
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TORONTO May 4 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index surged nearly 4 percent on Monday to its highest point in nearly 6 months, as economic optimism drove a broad rally led by resource and financials issues.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE gained 365.66 points, or 3.85 percent, to 9,862.62. All 10 of the index's main groups were higher. (Reporting by Cameron French)