CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps as China data lifts commodity prices, miners
TORONTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday as bullish trade data from China drove commodity prices higher, fueling a surge in shares of gold and other mining stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 140.19 points, or 1.13 percent, at 12,552.92. Eight of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher.
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