CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens sharply higher, Valeant leads

 TORONTO, March 30 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
was sharply higher in opening trade on Wednesday, led up by
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO: Quote, Profile, Research), which made a
takeover bid for Cephalon Inc (CEPH.O: Quote, Profile, Research).
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
(.GSPTSE: Quote, Profile, Research) was up 76.26 points at 14,006.61 shortly after the
open.
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 (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Peter Galloway)







































CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens sharply higher, Valeant leads