CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on China hopes, BlackBerry results

Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:38am EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
opened higher on Friday, helped by expectations that the Chinese
government could provide a stimulus package to support the
economy and a jump in shares of BlackBerry after the
company reported quarterly results.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 50.88 points, or 0.36 percent, at 14,229.72
shortly after the open.

 (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by James Dalgleish)