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Commodity stocks lift TSX higher at open

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Sept 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, supported by a rise in commodity prices that lifted materials and energy stocks, while Canadian retail sales for July were softer than expected.

At 9:31 a.m. ET (1331 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index (.GSPTSE) was up 57.26 points, or 0.29%, at 19,848.88.

Reporting by Khushi Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri

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