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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher in broad-based gains, HBC jumps

TORONTO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose shortly after the open with across-the-board gains led by financial stocks, while Hudson's Bay Co shares jumped after the company announced the sale of its Lord & Taylor flagship building and an investment deal.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 45.78 points, or 0.29 percent, to 15,901.54. All 10 of the index's key sectors advanced. (Reporting by Solarina Ho; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)