May 3 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, led by gains in shares of material companies that got a lift from rising gold prices.
* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 60.09 points, or 0.37 percent, at 16,470.97. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)
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