CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on resource stocks; Agnico Eagle jumps

Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:41am EDT

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TORONTO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened
higher on Thursday, buoyed by strong gold mining stocks
including Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd, which jumped 13
percent on estimate-beating quarterly results and a higher
production forecast.  
    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
 was up 41.58 points, or 0.3 percent at 13,284.90
shortly after the open. Five of the index's 10 main groups were
higher, with the materials group rising 2 percent.
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