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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as bank, energy shares rise

March 16 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, boosted by the heavyweight financial and energy sectors as shares of oil companies were lifted by the higher price of crude.

* At 9:34 a.m. ET (13:34 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 42.89 points, or 0.27 percent, at 15,713.51.

Reporting by Leah Schnurr

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