CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises 1 pct on U.S. hopes

Wed Nov 2, 2011 9:47am EDT
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 TORONTO, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose
more than 1 percent shortly after the open on Wednesday,
following two days of sharp losses on Greek debt concerns, as
investors anticipated market-positive news emerging from a
two-day meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE opened up 23.69 points, or 0.2 percent, at 12,138.69
and then climbed 128.16 points, or 1.1 percent, to 12,243.26.
 (Reporting by Jon Cook; Editing by Peter Galloway)