CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher after Putin comments

Tue Mar 4, 2014 9:38am EST
 
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TORONTO, March 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
opened higher on Tuesday, driven by gains in almost every major
sector, after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin
helped ease concerns about an imminent military conflict in the
region.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 41.15 points, or 0.29 percent, at 14,253.89
shortly after the open.