October 6, 2009 / 2:51 PM / 9 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX up 2 pct as gold shares extend charge

 TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Toronto’s main stock index was up more than 2 percent at mid-morning on Tuesday as Goldcorp (G.TO) and other gold-mining shares rallied as gold prices hit a record high, and energy shares rose on higher oil prices.
 At 10:43 a.m. (1443 GMT), the S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 229.60 points, or 2.07 percent, at 11,332.22.  (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)                                      

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