CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as resource gains offset lower financials

Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:45am EST
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TORONTO Jan 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose in early trade as gains for energy and materials stocks amid higher commodity prices offset losses for the heavyweight financial group.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 29.27 points, or 0.19 percent, at 15,509.40 shortly after dipping into negative territory. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)