CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up almost 2 pct on broad rally

Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:08pm EDT
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TORONTO, June 15 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index closed almost 2 percent higher on Tuesday, driven by a growing appetite for riskier assets following solid demand at several euro zone debt auctions and a subsequent rally in commodity markets.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 228.99 points, or 1.96 percent, at 11,896.33. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Rob Wilson)