CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on miners as Greece talks progress

Wed Feb 8, 2012 9:40am EST
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TORONTO Feb 8 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks rose on Wednesday morning, with mining and energy shares leading the way, boosted by expectations that a second bailout deal for Greece was close and by encouraging Canadian housing data.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 36.54 points, or 0.3 percent, at 12,548.96 shortly after the open. (Reporting By Jon Cook; Editing by Peter Galloway)