CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits 12,500 as BoJ move lifts commodities
TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose to a fresh two-year high on Tuesday as commodity prices surged after the Bank of Japan took steps to ease credit to bolster its economic recovery, raising expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve would follow.
The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE climbed 177.42 points, or 1.44 percent, to 12,500.36, its strongest level since Sept. 26, 2008. (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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