CANADA STOCKS-Toronto index rises on commodity strength

Mon Jan 4, 2010 9:38am EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 4 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index opened higher on Monday as the price of oil soared above $81 a barrel, pushing up shares of Suncor Energy (SU.TO: Quote), while strength in gold boosted miners such as Barrick Gold (ABX.TO: Quote).

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 93.69 points, or 0.8 percent, at 11,839.80 at the open. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)