CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher, set for 9 pct gain in 2013

Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:36am EST
 
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TORONTO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened
higher on Tuesday, boosted by gains among a broad swath of
companies including banks, railways and energy companies as
investors look optimistically ahead to 2014.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 9.75 points, or 0.07 percent, at 13,591.14
shortly after the open. It is on track for a gain of more than 9
percent for 2013.