October 23, 2008 / 1:44 PM / in 9 years

CANADA STOCKS-Key index rises at open, oils lead

TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s main index rose 2.2 percent just after the market open on Thursday, with energy issues gaining on higher oil prices and better than expected quarterly results from some oil companies.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 205.00 points, or 2.22 percent, at 9,441.88, with all 10 of its main groups higher.

$1=$1.27 Canadian Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Peter Galloway

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