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CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits record high at open as pot stocks gain

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose to a record high at open on Wednesday, helped by a jump in shares of cannabis companies as the Reddit community behind a recent trading frenzy pumped up these stocks.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (14:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 86.18 points, or 0.47%, at 18,494.8.

Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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