CANADA STOCKS-Oil and gold price rallies boost TSX resource stocks

April 1, 2015 8:44 PM

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TORONTO, April 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained on Wednesday as rising prices for commodities such as oil and bullion bolstered the energy and mining sectors, which together make up almost a third of the index.

Oil prices jumped after three days of losses as U.S. crude output fell for the first time in two months. Gold also rallied after a downbeat U.S. jobs report suggested policymakers there could delay a tightening of U.S. monetary policy.

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