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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as bank earnings boost index

TORONTO, May 28 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose slightly in early trade on Thursday, with banking stocks performing well as three of the country’s biggest lenders posted better-than-expected earnings.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 11.96 points, or 0.08 percent, at 15,122.43 shortly after the open. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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