CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as TransCanada wins contract
TORONTO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday, helped in part by a rise in TransCanada Corp shares after the company won a contract to build a multibillion-dollar pipeline for Progress Energy Canada Ltd. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 11.48 points, or 0.09 percent, at 12,516.29 shortly after the open.
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