CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as China, U.S. data boosts miners

Thu Mar 1, 2012 9:37am EST
 
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TORONTO, March 1 (Reuters) - Toronto's resource-heavy stock index was higher on Thursday morning as mining issues were boosted by upbeat economic data from China and the United States.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 11.98 points, or 0.1 percent, at 12,655.99 shortly after the open.