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TSX At 10am -- Up 36 Points To Near Record Levels, Info Tech The Biggest Gainer

The TSX is up 36 points this morning, with most sectors bar miners in positive territory. Info tech is the biggest gainer, up 0.74%, followed by energy, which has gained 0.48%. Blackberry (BB.TO) is up nearly 4% after announcing that Amazon appstore would be made available on its BB10 smartphone.

The TSX has hit near record levels of 15097.56.

Canadian wholesale sales rose 1.2% in April, to $51.2 billion, setting a record on gains in building material and machinery, Statistics Canada said today. Building material and supplies rose for a fourth month, by 3.6%, to $7.4 billion, while machinery and equipment rose 2.2% to $10.8 billion.

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