CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open higher on resources, RIM eyed

Thu Apr 1, 2010 7:59am EDT
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TORONTO, April 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock market index may open higher on Thursday on firm gold and energy prices, but disappointing results from technology heavyweight Research In Motion RIM.TO RIMM.O could temper the gains.

Activity could be light, however, as investors wind down for Easter celebrations.

Toronto's main stock index ended little changed on Wednesday as weak banking shares offset stronger resource issues, limiting its gains for the month and latest quarter.[ID:nN31248218]

Here is some news that could affect stock prices:


Research in Motion said quarterly profit and sales rose, but the results lagged expectations and the stock tumbled on rekindled fears that the dominance of its BlackBerry smartphone is waning.[ID:nN26209697]


Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO: Quote) reported a 43 percent fall in profit on Thursday, hurt mainly by lower deliveries and selling prices for business aircraft.[ID:nN31191134]