October 29, 2009 / 1:39 PM / 9 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX follows gold miners to higher open

 TORONTO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Toronto’s main stock index shot higher at the open on Thursday, after a string of lower closes, as a rise in commodity prices helped boost shares of Barrick Gold (ABX.TO) and its gold-mining peers.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 115.87 points, or 1.07 percent, to 10,921.20 at the open.  (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)                                      

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