August 27, 2008 / 8:12 PM / in 9 years

Toronto stocks yanked higher by resources, banks

TORONTO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s main index jumped on Wednesday, as the resource and financial sectors were lifted by commodity prices and a rally by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce CM.TO after it reported lower than expected charges for the quarter.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 235.92 points, or 1.77 percent, at 13,534.99. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)

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