CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps as oil prices lift energy shares

Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:08pm EDT
 
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 TORONTO, April 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
rallied to a one-week high on Wednesday as surging oil prices
gave a boost to energy shares and a raft of solid U.S. earnings
helped boost market sentiment.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially ended up 160.65 points, or 1.17 percent,
at 13,897.48. Nine of its 10 main groups were higher, led by a
2.14 percent rise in the energy sector.
 (Reporting by John McCrank, editing by Peter Galloway)