CANADA STOCKS-TSX struggles for direction at open

Thu Sep 1, 2011 9:38am EDT

 TORONTO, Sept 1 (Reuters) -  Toronto's main stock market
index opened flat on Thursday after better-than-expected
earnings from Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) and decent U.S.
jobless data was offset by disappointing global manufacturing
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE opened down 3.18 points at 12,765.52.
 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)