CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns positive on banks, gold

Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:01am EST
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TORONTO Feb 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index turned positive on Thursday morning as better-than-expected quarterly profits at two big banks lifted financials, while a rise in gold-mining issues helped to offset weakness from energy shares.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 0.77 of a point at 11,522.60. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)