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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises at open as retail stocks gain

(Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday led by gains in consumer discretionary stocks after data showed the country’s retail sales for March rose by the most in five months.

* At 9:31 a.m. ET (13:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 6.44 points, or 0.04 percent, at 16,149.99. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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