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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on material stocks

May 26 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Wednesday, supported by material stocks as gold prices jumped on the back of softer Treasury yields, after U.S. Federal Reserve officials downplayed inflation concerns.

* At 09:31 a.m. ET (13:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 83.64 points, or 0.43%, at 19,647.76. (Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru)

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