CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on commodities, jobs data

Fri Apr 8, 2011 9:38am EDT
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TORONTO, April 8 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index jumped higher at the open on Friday as rising commodity prices, including a record high for gold, boosted key resource shares and strong jobs data lifted sentiment.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE opened up 82.18 points, or 0.58 percent, at 14,189.95. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)