At the open: Stocks rise on megamerger news, financial stocks Add to ...

April 8, 2015 2:15 PM

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North American stock markets were higher in early trading Wednesday spurred on by a huge merger in the oilpatch and strength in financial stocks.

In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index rose 41.3 points to 15,230.14, extending a rally into its fifth session as shares in major financial companies rose and pipeline stocks also gained.

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