Stock market jump starts morning
Sep 25, 2012 / 7:10 am
The Toronto stock market shot ahead out of the gate Tuesday as higher commoditity prices led broad gains.
The S&P/TSX composite index moved up 47.64 points to 12,361.18. The TSX Venture Exchange fell 0.81 of a point to 1,332.65.
The Canadian dollar increased 0.09 of a cent to 102.26 cents US.
In commodities, November crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange moved up 71 cents to US$92.64 a barrel. The TSX energy sector gained 0.06 per cent.
The gold sector rose 1.2 per cent as December bullion increased $9.10 to US$1,773.70 an ounce. December copper was ahead 2.8 cents to US$3.76 a pound.
A report from Statistics Canada said retail sales rose 0.7 per cent to $39 billion in July, more than offsetting a decline in June.
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