CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as trio of banks beat earnings expectations

Thu May 25, 2017 9:36am EDT
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TORONTO May 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Thursday, boosted by earnings that beat market expectations at three of the country's biggest banks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 38.67 points, or 0.25 percent, to 15,458.16 shortly after the open. The financials group gained 1.0 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp)