CANADA STOCKS-Bank earnings, gold, boost TSX

Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:54pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index rose 1 percent late on Thursday afternoon as solid bank earnings and a firm gold price lifted two of the index's biggest sectors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE gained 115.17 points, or 1 percent, to 11,637.00. Seven of the index's 10 main groups were higher. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)