CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher ahead of Bernanke speech

Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:34am EDT
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

TORONTO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks opened higher on
Friday, shrugging off four days of weakness just ahead of a
speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that is
expected to provide clarity on the central bank's stimulus
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 55.47 points, or 0.47 percent, at 11,942.12
shortly after the open.