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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as financials gain

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose at open on Wednesday, boosted by bank stocks after Italy indicated that it was open to reducing budget deficits and debt in the coming years.

* At 9:36 a.m. ET (13:36 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 12.8 points, or 0.08 percent, at 16,030.03. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru)

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