CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as China data lifts resources

Thu Aug 8, 2013 9:34am EDT
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TORONTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened
higher on Thursday as surprisingly strong trade data from China
boosted investor sentiment and lifted shares of materials and
energy companies.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 42.82 points, or 0.34 percent, 12,455.55
shortly after the open.