CANADA STOCKS-TSX gets early boost from energy shares

Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:38am EST
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TORONTO Feb 23 (Reuters) - Toronto's key stock index rallied more than 1 percent at the open on Monday as higher oil prices offered a boost to the resource heavy market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 82.09 points, or 1.03 percent, at 8,032.08 just after the open. Nine of its 10 sectors were higher, led by a 2 percent gain in the energy group. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)