CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with industrials, materials; Encana jumps

Wed Jan 4, 2017 9:38am EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday, a day after hitting a 20-month high, as industrial and materials stocks gained and Encana Corp jumped on an upward revision to its margin forecast.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 32.16 points, or 0.21 percent, at 15,435.19 shortly after the open. Six of its 10 main groups were higher. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)