CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as materials stocks retreat

Wed Aug 3, 2016 9:36am EDT
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TORONTO Aug 3 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Wednesday, as materials stocks fell after sharp gains in the previous session.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 23.59 points, or 0.16 percent, at 14,453.42. Six of its 10 main sectors were lower. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp Editing by W Simon)