Oct 5 (Reuters) - Energy stocks helped Canada’s main stock index open higher on Monday as oil prices gained after doctors suggested U.S. President Donald Trump could be discharged from the hospital, a few days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
* At 9:31 a.m. ET (13:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 80.45 points, or 0.5%, at 16,279.7.
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