(Reuters) - * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE rose 199.58 points, or 1.37 percent, to 14,804.73.
* On the TSX 212 issues rose and 25 fell as a 8.5-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 3 new highs and no new lows, with total volume of 265.5 million shares.
* The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN rose 2.89 points, or 2.00 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS climbed 4.07 points, or 1.49 percent.
* West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 rose 5.04 percent, or $2.51, to $52.29 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 4.53 percent, or $2.66, to $61.38 [O/R]
* The TSX is up 3.4 percent for the year.
Reporting By Sinéad Carew