TSX higher shortly after open as resource stocks lead gains

Fri May 1, 2015 9:41am EDT
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock exchange rose shortly after the open, helped by moderate gains among energy and resource issues as well as financial stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE climbed 38.72 points, or 0.25 percent, to 15,263.24. Seven of the index's 10 main sectors made gains, with energy up 0.4 percent and materials rising 0.6 percent.

(Reporting by Solarina Ho)

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch