CANADA STOCKS-TSX rallies at open on stimulus optimism

Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:36am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
opened higher on Monday after a speech by the U.S. Federal
Reserve chairman on Friday left the door open for further U.S.
stimulus measures, lifting commodity prices.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE opened up 13.01 points, or 0.1 percent, at 12,340.52,
and then rose close to 1 percent.
 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)