June 5, 2008 / 1:57 PM / in 10 years

Toronto stock index up 100 points as oil rebounds

TORONTO, June 5 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s main index rose sharply on Thursday morning, aided by energy stocks as the price of crude oil rebounded.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 101.68 points, or 0.7 percent, at 14,792.14. The volatile shares of Research In Motion RIM.TO led the rise, up 2 percent, but the energy sector added broad support, up 1 percent as a group.

$1=$1.02 Canadian Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Peter Galloway

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