Sept 19 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose at the open on Thursday, inching close to a record high, lifted by gains in materials and energy sectors.
* At 9:31 a.m. ET (1331 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX Composite index was up 45.18 points, or 0.27%, at 16,845.47. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)
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