CANADA STOCKS-Bounce in oil price help give TSX lift

Tue Feb 3, 2015 9:39am EST
 
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TORONTO Feb 3 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was up firmly shortly after the open on Tuesday, as the heavily weighted energy group jumped on oil prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 98.14 points, or 0.66 percent, at 14998.61. Half of the 10 main groups on the index were stronger, including financial stocks. (Reporting by Solarina Ho)