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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as easing trade tensions boost consumer shares

TORONTO, March 26 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, led by consumer discretionary and energy shares, as fears of a global trade war receded.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 74.82 points, or 0.49 percent, at 15,298.56. Seven of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Sandra Maler)