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TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index finished more than 1 percent higher on Monday as investors returned to equities following a two-week slide, snapping up shares of banks and oil and gas companies.
The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 1.4 percent, or 151.56 points, at 11,109.89.
Some of the positive sentiment that boosted all 10 of the index's main sectors stemmed from U.S. data that showed the services sector, representing about 80 percent of the U.S. economy, expanded for the first time since August 2008. [ID:nN05400003] (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)