TSX opens higher, boosted by energy shares

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April 3 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Friday, lifted by a bounce in energy shares as oil prices continued to rise, but sentiment was still fragile on fears of a deep recession fueled by the coronavirus pandemic.

At 9:36 a.m. ET (1336 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 37 points, or 0.28%, at 13,134.84.

(Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

((Shreyashi.Sanyal@thomsonreuters.com))

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