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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as positive comments on U.S.-China trade ease concerns

April 14 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened slightly higher on Tuesday, as upbeat comments from the United States and China calmed nerves over a further escalation in their trade war which has roiled global financial markets.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 34 points, or 0.21%, at 16,227.41. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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