CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps on Washington deal optimism

Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:04pm EDT
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TORONTO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The main Canadian stock index
racked up its best day in three months on Thursday as investors
were encouraged by signs that U.S. lawmakers were making
progress in negotiations to raise the debt ceiling. 
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 1.3 percent, or 164.08 points,
at 12,894.41.