TSX extends gains for fifth day as commodity stocks climb By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Canada’s benchmark commodity-inclined stock index opened higher for the fifth consecutive session on Thursday, aided by gains in energy and mining stocks.

At 09:34 a.m. ET (1334 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 85.33 points, or 0.43%, at 19,922.98.

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