CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as fears on Europe offset Rogers earnings
* TSX up 2.69 points at 11,548.23
* Rogers Communications results boost index
* China PMI data lifts mining shares
* Weak euro zone data, Germany fears weigh
By Jon Cook
TORONTO, July 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as solid earnings from telecoms leader Rogers Communications Inc and upbeat China data were offset by euro zone fears, including a potential credit ratings downgrade for Germany.
Despite a dip by most of Canada's 10 main sectors, the index hovered near break even. The safe-haven telecommunications sub-index led gains, rising 1.6 percent after earnings from Rogers Communications, Canada's largest mobile phone company, beat expectations.
Rogers Communications shares jumped 5.4 percent to C$39.25 after it reported higher adjusted earnings on Tuesday as profit margins rose in its cellular phone business even as competition picked up. Continued...