August 20, 2008 / 2:36 PM / 9 years ago

Toronto stock index up 1.6 pct on oil's rise

TORONTO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s main index rose more than 200 points on Wednesday morning, paced by energy shares, which rose on stronger oil prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 213.05 points, or 1.6 percent, at 13,276.90. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Peter Galloway)

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