CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends barely higher; miner falls eclipse bank gains

Fri Dec 9, 2016 4:05pm EST
 
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TORONTO Dec 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended barely higher on Friday, notching a 1.7 percent gain on the week, as losses among mining stocks as precious metal prices fell offset big gains for major banks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 17.00 points, or 0.11 percent, at 15,312.20. Seven of its 10 main groups gained. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)