CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on oil rebound, shrugs off job data

Fri Jan 8, 2010 4:11pm EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 8 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index closed higher on Friday as investors looked past disappointing employment reports and focused instead on rebounding energy prices.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed up 61.62 points, or 0.52 percent, at 11,949.13. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)