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Toronto Stocks Close Mixed as RIM Surge Offsets Broad Fall

Toronto stocks closed mixed Friday as a surge in Research in Motion (RIMM, RIMM.T) clashed with broad weakness in resources shares.Research in Motion shook off a one-notch downgrade from BMO, to surge 12.9% on anticipation that the new BB10 smartphones, due out launch Jan. 30, will lift the BlackBerry maker's sagging fortunes."There's a lot of excitement around the BB10 launch, and there's a chase on to get into the stock before Jan. 30," said Brian Huen, money manager at Red Sky Capital Management in Toronto.The S&P/TSX Composite edged 2.44 points higher to 12602.18, and advances led declines 872 to 776, preliminary data showed. The blue chip S&P/TSX 60 rose by a fraction of a point to 722.70.Despite the gains, six of the 10 sectors on the S&P/TSX closed down, with mining stocks falling the most among the heavy weight stock groups.Trading volume fell to 361.0 million shares from 415.1 million Thursday.The raw-material sector, home to gold producers and diversified miners, fell as inve...

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