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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as energy stocks, retail sales rise

May 21 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose at open on Friday, drawing support from energy stocks tracking a rise in crude oil prices as economic reopening raised summer demand hopes, while a rise in retail sales also lifted sentiment.

* At 09:31 a.m. ET (13:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 61.08 points, or 0.31%, at 19,604.03.

Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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