CANADA STOCKS-TSX ticks higher in materials rally

Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:47am EST
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TORONTO Dec 29 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index rose in early trade on Wednesday, as material shares rallied on buoyant gold and copper prices.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE rose 14.37 points, or 0.11 percent, to 13,397.53. Five of the index's 10 main groups were higher, led by a 1.3 percent jump in the materials sector.

(Reporting by Ka Yan Ng, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)