CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges up on Barrick Gold, materials shares

Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:08pm EST
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OTTAWA Feb 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended slightly higher on Thursday as Barrick Gold Corp jumped on the company's better-than-expected profits, though that was offset by a drop in Sun Life, which reported a decline in earnings.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 19.22 points, or 0.12 percent, at 15,864.17. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Chris Reese)