Argentine stocks surge in opening trade

jueves 9 de octubre de 2008 11:13 ART

BUENOS AIRES Oct 9 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks jumped higher in opening trade on Thursday, buoyed by early gains on Wall Street and in regional bourses.

The MerVal index of leading shares .MERV was up 2.82 percent at 1,393.23 points at 1410 GMT. (Reporting by Jorge Otaola; Writing by Hilary Burke; Editing by Tom Hals)