CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on strong job gains

Fri Oct 7, 2011 9:38am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose
in opening action on Friday as strong gains in U.S. and
Canadian employment in September suggested a recession may have
been averted.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was up 36 points, or 0.31 percent, at 11,816.07 in
early trade.
 (Reporting by Andrea Hopkins; editing by Peter Galloway)