CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as bank earnings provide lift

Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:40am EDT
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TORONTO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened
higher on Thursday, boosted by bullish quarterly results from
three of the country's biggest banks and strong economic data
from the United States.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 21.21 points, or 0.17 percent, at 12,628.43
shortly after the open.