CANADA STOCKS-TSX up 1 pct on jobs data, resource recovery

Fri May 6, 2011 10:30am EDT
 
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TORONTO May 6 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index extended gains on Friday morning as commodity prices recovered after a major selloff and as strong employment numbers in both Canada and the United States lifted sentiment.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 134.11 points, or 1 percent, at 13,589.49. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)