CANADA STOCKS-TSX driven up by resources, earnings optimism

Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:14pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, July 15 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rallied more than 2 percent on Wednesday, powered by firmer commodity prices and new-found optimism about second-quarter earnings.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 219.63 points, or 2.2 percent, at 10,205.78. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)