CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps 1 pct to two-week high on resource gains

Mon May 16, 2016 10:42am EDT
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* TSX up 147.14 points, or 1.07 percent, to 13,895.72

* Nine of the TSX's 10 main groups gain

TORONTO, May 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped more than 1 percent to a fresh two-week high on Monday, led by major oil and gas and mining stocks as commodity prices rallied.

The resource-rich Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index pushed higher with oil and gold prices buoyant on crude supply disruptions and a weaker U.S. dollar that also supported copper.

The most influential movers on the index included Suncor Energy Inc, up 2 percent to C$34.76, and Canadian Natural Resources, which added 1.8 percent to C$37.61.

Barrick Gold Corp advanced 2.5 percent to C$24.45, and Goldcorp Inc rose 3.7 percent to C$24.12.

The energy group climbed 2.4 percent, while the materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, added 2.6 percent.

At 10:20 a.m. EDT (1420 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 147.14 points, or 1.07 percent, to 13,895.72.   Continued...