CANADA STOCKS-Gold miners drive TSX to higher open

Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:43am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
opened higher on Tuesday as gold miners rallied with bullion
prices, but financials dragged with investors cautious ahead of
the release of U.S. consumer confidence data and the Fed's open
market committee minutes.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was up 0.19 of a point at 12,505.04. Five of the
index's main groups were higher.
 (Reporting by Trish Nixon; editing by Peter Galloway)