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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as gold prices hit record peak

July 27 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Monday, boosted by gold miners after prices of the yellow metal hit a record peak on worsening ties between China and the United States.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 79.27 points, or 0.5%, at 16,076.33.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni

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