CANADA STOCKS-TSX follows gold miners to higher open

Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:36am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index shot
higher at the open on Thursday, after a string of lower closes,
as a rise in commodity prices helped boost shares of Barrick
Gold (ABX.TO: Quote) and its gold-mining peers.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 115.87 points,
or 1.07 percent, to 10,921.20 at the open.
 (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)