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Inside the Market

Before the bell: Stocks rise on China GDP, BlackBerry sinks

The Before the Bell report is constantly updated to reflect the latest news developments and market moves in the premarket. Check back later for updates.

A stronger-than-expected reading on second-quarter economic growth in China has markets rallying this morning in Europe and stock futures on the rise in North America. It should add up to gains at the TSX open, with the energy sector likely being a key advancer, thanks to oil tracking higher and West Texas Intermediate crude futures retaking the $100 (U.S.) per barrel level.