CANADA STOCKS-TD's U.S. acquisition sparks TSX rally

Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:08pm EST
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 TORONTO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
surged to a one-week high on Tuesday, finishing up more than 1
percent, as Toronto-Dominion Bank's (TD.TO: Quote) $6.3 billion
purchase of Chrysler Financial helped spur a broad rally.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE unofficially closed 171.87 points, or 1.3 percent,
higher at 13,365.15.
 ($1=$1.02 Canadian)
 (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Peter Galloway)