July 11, 2013 / 1:43 PM / 4 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as Fed comments lift golds

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TORONTO, July 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
jumped on Thursday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve
Chairman Ben Bernanke supporting the stimulus program fueled a
surge in the bullion price and in gold-mining stocks.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 129.50 points, or 1.05 percent, at 12,436.43
shortly after the open.

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