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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on new U.S. stimulus hopes

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Tuesday as optimism around Washington lawmakers agreeing on a U.S. stimulus deal before the presidential election lifted sentiment.

* At 9:32 a.m. ET (13:32 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 27.18 points, or 0.17%, at 16,301.25. (Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.)

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