January 9, 2013 / 2:50 PM / 5 years ago

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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