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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost, U.S. stimulus

Dec 29 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, after a long holiday weekend, helped by gains in heavyweight energy stocks and the approval of a $2.3 trillion coronavirus aid package in the United States.

* At 09:31 a.m. ET (1431 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 31.39 points, or 0.18%, at 17,655.27.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel

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