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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on materials strength, vaccine optimism

Dec 30 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Wednesday, supported by gains in materials stocks, while Britain’s approval of another coronavirus shot lifted sentiment around a vaccine-led global economic recovery next year.

* At 09:30 a.m. ET (14:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 21.58 points, or 0.12%, at 17,565.01.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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