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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises at open on NAFTA deal optimism

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, after the United States and Mexico reached a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement, raising hopes that Canada would also agree to new terms to preserve a three-nation pact.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 20.54 points, or 0.12 percent, at 16,464.93. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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