CANADA STOCKS-TSX draws support from rising gold

Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:39am EST
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

TORONTO Dec 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index climbed at the open on Monday, buoyed by gold-mining issues that drew support from rising gold prices.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 35.07 points, or 0.27 percent, to 13,236.53. Nine of the index's 10 main groups were higher, led by a 1 percent gain in the materials group. Financials were the lone declining sector, down 0.1 percent. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)