TSX mines for gains over metals
Oct 2, 2012 / 6:00 am
The Toronto stock market started higher today, buoyed by mining and metals stocks and the implications of better manufacturing data in the United States.
The S&P/TSX composite index moved up 37.02 points to 12,407.21 shortly after open. The TSX Venture Exchange crept up 9.95 points to 1,348.65.
Metals and mining stocks were the biggest gainers.
In commodities, November crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange moved down two cents to US$92.46 a barrel. December gold bullion fell $5.70 to US$1,777.60 an ounce.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrials rose 47.96 points to 13,563.07. The Nasdaq composite index lifted 17.13 points to 3,130.66 and the S&P 500 index was up 6.71 points to 1,451.20.
The Canadian dollar gained 0.03 of a cent to 101.79 cents US.
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