CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises 1 percent on higher gold prices

Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:19am EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 12 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rallied 1 percent on Thursday morning as rising gold prices boosted gold-mining shares.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 82.94 points, or 1.04 percent, to 8,093.96. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Peter Galloway)