CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains as energy stocks surge on OPEC deal

Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:36am EST
 
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TORONTO Nov 30 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose in early trade on Wednesday as energy stocks surged with oil prices as some of the world's largest oil producers agreed to curb output for the first time since 2008.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 114.67 points, or 0.76 percent, at 15,114.48 shortly after the open. The energy group jumped 6 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)