CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens up on stronger commodity prices

Wed Dec 16, 2009 9:39am EST
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 TORONTO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
opened higher on Wednesday as a softer U.S. dollar boosted
commodity prices, lifting shares of Barrick Gold ABX.TO and
other mining and energy companies on the resource-heavy index.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 63.36 points,
or 0.55 percent, at 11,604.38
 (Reporting by Irene Kuan; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)