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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on Spain speculation

TORONTO, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, led by financials and energy shares, as euro zone worries eased on expectations of an imminent bailout request from Spain.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index

opened up 8.28 points, or 0.07 percent, at 12,378.47. before modestly extending gains.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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