CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens firmer as financials gain

Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:38am EDT
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 TORONTO, July 23 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index was
slightly higher at the open on Thursday, boosted by investor
optimism about quarterly earnings.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 6.43 points, or
0.06 percent, to 10,438.78 at the open. Eight of the TSX's 10
subindexes were higher, led by a 0.91 percent rally in the
financial group.
  (Reporting by Nina Lex; editing by Peter Galloway)