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TSX opens higher on upbeat manufacturing data

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Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday as tentative signs of a rebound in manufacturing activity bolstered optimism around a post-coronavirus recovery.

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday as tentative signs of a rebound in manufacturing activity bolstered optimism around a post-coronavirus recovery.

* At 9:32 a.m. ET (1332 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 115.18 points, or 0.71%, at 16,284.38.

(Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)

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