CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on Draghi comments, U.S. data

Thu Oct 4, 2012 9:36am EDT
 
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TORONTO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened
higher on Thursday after U.S. data pointed to a steady labor
market and following encouraging comments by European Central
Bank President Mario Draghi on tools to tackle the region's debt
crisis.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 opened up 12.15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 12,371.62,
before moderately extending gains to 12,418.41.