CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher; resource shrs climb on U.S jobs data

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher; resource shrs climb on U.S jobs data
TORONTO, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, led by energy and materials stocks, which benefited from rising commodity prices after U.S. jobs data pointed to modest economic growth. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 75.77 points, or 0.60 percent, at 12,761.01 shortly after the open.