CANADA STOCKS-TSX tracks U.S. shares, oil up on Buffett deal

Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:39am EDT
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 TORONTO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market
index opened firmer on Thursday, tracking oil prices and U.S.
stock markets higher after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway
Inc (BRKa.N: Quote) said it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America
Corp (BAC.N: Quote).
  The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE opened up 2.08 points at 12,345.89 and then extended
 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)