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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as strong U.S. jobs data boosts recovery hopes

April 5 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Monday, as strong U.S. jobs growth data raised hopes of a global economic recovery, although a drop in oil prices limited gains.

At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 74.7 points, or 0.39%, at 19,065.02. (Reporting by Shashank Nayar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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