TORONTO, June 9 Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, helped by gains for banks after employment and industrial data pointed to solid domestic economic growth.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 30.81 points, or 0.2 percent, to 15,453.90 shortly after the open. It is on track for a 0.07 percent gain for the week. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp)
BRIEF-Empire Co reports Q4 earnings per share C$0.11
* Empire Company reports fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year results