CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with gold miners; telecoms weigh

Fri Oct 7, 2016 9:39am EDT
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TORONTO Oct 7 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was slightly higher in early trade on Friday as materials stocks gained while telecom companies weighed after a regulator forced them to charge less for wholesale internet access.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 2.86 points, or 0.02 percent, at 14,598.36 shortly after the open. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp)