CANADA STOCKS-Commodities, M&A news nudge TSX higher

Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:36am EDT
 
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TORONTO, April 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index opened slightly higher on Monday, with rising commodity prices and news that Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO: Quote) struck a deal to buy Equinox Minerals EQN.TO lifting investor sentiment.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE opened up 17.83 points, or 0.13 percent, at 13,989.85.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)