Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, putting the index on track for its best weekly performance in more than two months, aided by gains in mining and technology shares and upbeat mood in global equities.

At 9:31 a.m. ET (13:31 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 76.44 points, or 0.37%, at 20,608.62.

(Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)