October 31, 2018 / 1:37 PM / 18 days ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on gains in energy shares

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday as energy shares were buoyed by crude oil prices, which rose ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran.

* GDP data showed Canada's economy grew for the seventh month in a row in August.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 105.12 points, or 0.71 percent, at 14,999.62. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)

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