CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with commodities on Mideast unrest

Mon Mar 7, 2011 9:40am EST
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TORONTO, March 7 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index pushed to its highest level in 32 months as unrest in North Africa and the Middle East drove up commodity shares and financial stocks firmed.

Shortly after the open, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose as high as 14,329.49, its highest level since July 2008. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)