CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens up sharply on Europe hopes
TORONTO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index opened sharply higher on Friday as commodity prices rose on hopes for progress towards a resolution to Europe's debt crisis ahead of an anxiously awaited weekend EU summit.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 139.25 points, or 1.18 percent, at 11,969.58 immediately after the open. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)
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