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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up 1 percent to 1-week high

TORONTO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose 1 percent to its highest in more than a week on Monday, as investors started the new quarter hoping for aggressive action from central banks after economic data from Asia and Europe showed further signs of slowing global growth.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index

rose 122.71 points, or 1 percent, to 12,440.17.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

((claire.sibonney@thomsonreuters.com)(+1 416 941 8142)(Reuters Messaging: claire.sibonney.reuters.com@reuters.net))

Keywords: CANADA MARKETS/STOCKS