Aug 24 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday as higher oil prices boosted energy stocks, while a rise in gold prices lifted the materials sector.
* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 56.01 points, or 0.34 percent, at 16,382.8. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru)
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