Dec 31 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Monday as energy stocks were boosted by rising oil prices, which surged on hints of progress on a possible Sino-U.S. trade deal.
* At 9:31 a.m. ET (14:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 100.3 points, or 0.71 percent, at 14,322.3.
Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru
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