CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains as gold miners surge after shock Trump win

Wed Nov 9, 2016 9:38am EST
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TORONTO Nov 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained in early trade on Wednesday as investors piled into major gold miners in reaction to a shock victory for Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 22.93 points, or 0.16 percent, at 14,679.77 shortly after open marginally in the red. The materials sector jumped 3 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)