March 1 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, helped by gains in shares of consumer discretionary and consumer staples companies.
* At 9:32 a.m. ET (14:32 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 108.19 points, or 0.68 percent, at 16,107.2. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)
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