CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens up on higher oil, gold; tops 12,000

Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:43am EST
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TORONTO Jan 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock exchange opened higher on Monday, climbing above 12,000 for the first time since September 2008, with a rise in oil and gold prices lifting the resource-heavy index.

At 9:30 a.m. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 100.69 points or 0.84 percent at 11,893.06. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)