CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher, boosted by resources

Mon Nov 1, 2010 9:38am EDT
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TORONTO Nov 1 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index climbed on Monday, helped by gains in materials and energy shares, as commodity prices rose following strong Chinese manufacturing data.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE edged up 6.48 points, or 0.05 percent, to 12,682.72, at the opening bell, then quickly extended gains. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)