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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost

March 26 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, helped by energy stocks as crude prices gained on concerns of supply constraints, amid reports it could take weeks to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal.

* At 9:32 a.m. ET (13:32 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 43.99 points, or 0.24%, at 18,695.09.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri

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