CANADA STOCKS-Resources push TSX higher at open

Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:36am EST
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TORONTO Jan 13 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index opened higher on Thursday as as miners rallied on news of another multibillion dollar merger in the Canadian mining sector and as firm oil prices supported the energy sector.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE opened up 10.80 points, or 0.08 percent, at 13,471.01.

($1=$0.99 Canadian) (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)