CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up more than 1 pct on U.S. budget hopes

Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:05pm EST

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TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped
more than 1 percent on Monday, led by material and energy stocks
as commodity prices advanced on hopes that a U.S. budget crisis
will be averted.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 unofficially closed up 162.68 points, or 1.37 percent,
at 12,040.40.
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