April 9, 2013 / 8:15 PM / in 5 years

CANADA STOCKS-TSX posts year's biggest jump on upbeat China data

TORONTO, April 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
recorded its biggest one-day percentage jump in more than four
months on Tuesday as positive economic data from China fueled
hopes for a global economic recovery and drove gains in the
material and energy sectors. 
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 139.49 points, or 1.13 percent,
at 12,484.05. Nine of the 10 main sectors on the index were
higher.

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