CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on boost from financials, Shaw Communications

April 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose at open on Thursday, led by gains in financial stocks and as Shaw Communications shares advanced after reporting a better-than-expected profit.

* At 9:31 a.m. ET (1331 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 34.3 points, or 0.22 percent, to 15,292.2. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru)