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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy, materials boost

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Monday buoyed by energy and materials stocks, as signs of a pick-up in demand made investors hopeful of a speedy economic recovery.

* At 9:31 a.m. ET (1431 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 212.32 points, or 1.22%, at 17,549.34.

Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel

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