CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on U.S. jobs data, Viterra

Fri Mar 9, 2012 4:08pm EST
 
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TORONTO, March 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index edged higher for a third day in a row on Friday, pushed up by bullish U.S. employment data and takeover speculation at grain handler Viterra.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 41.69 points, or 0.33 percent, at 12,503.62.