CANADA STOCKS-TSX up 1 percent, tracking U.S. stocks

Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:04am EDT
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 TORONTO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose
1 percent on Monday morning, taking its cue from Wall Street
after a merger between two big banks in Greece and a rebound in
U.S. consumer spending boosted appetite for risky assets.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was up 123.01 points, or 1.0 percent, at 12,450.52.
 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)