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TSX At 10am -- Up 78 Points, All Sectors Positive With Miners Leading Surge, Advances 3.2%

The TSX is up more than 78 points today with all sectors in the green. Miners are the biggest gainers so far, up 3.3%, followed by energy, which has gained 0.96%.

Gold, silver and copper prices are all up this morning, with silver the biggest gainer, up 2.5%.

Crude oil has also gained 0.65%, though natural gas is down 1.5%.

Healthcare is up 0.09%, despite the news that botox-manufacturer Allergan has rebuffed Valeant Pharmaceuticals' (VRX.TO)unsolicited offer to acquire it. VRX is down 1.5% on the TSX, to $140.83.

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