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TSX opens higher on trade optimism

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo

(Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Wednesday mirroring global equities which rallied to six-month highs, on signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 32 points , or 0.2 percent, at 16,295.97.

Reporting by Agamoni Ghosh in Bengaluru

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