January 28, 2016 / 2:46 PM / 2 years ago

TSX rises as energy shares surge on crude gains

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014.Mark Blinch

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained sharply on Thursday, with energy stocks surging as crude oil prices CLc1 LCOc1 gained for a third day on hopes of a deal to cut global production.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 214.16 points, or 1.73 percent, at 12,591.93. Its energy sector jumped 5.3 percent.

Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish

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