Jan 9 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Thursday, helped by easing tensions in the Middle East.
* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1430 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.43 points, or 0.24%, at 17,208.25. (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)
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