CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises 1 pct on commodity prices, Italy hope

Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:42am EST
 
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 TORONTO, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
jumped 1 percent shortly after the open on Friday as commodity
prices rose on investor optimism that Italy would pass an
austerity package that would calm fears about Europe's debt
crisis.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was up 120.82 points, or 1 percent, at 12,229.69.
after opening up slightly at 12,116.40.
 (Reporting by Jon Cook; Editing by Peter Galloway)