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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on U.S.-China trade deal hopes; gold stocks skid

Oct 28 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Monday, boosted by hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China, but a slide in shares of gold miners kept gains in check.

* At 9:31 a.m. ET (1331 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 30.48 points, or 0.19%, at 16,434.97. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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