CANADA STOCKS-TSX up as oil, manufacturing data provide support

Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:38am EDT
 
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TORONTO Oct 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index moved higher in early trade on Tuesday, with energy stocks leading broad gains as oil prices rose and strong domestic manufacturing sales data added further evidence of a third quarter economic rebound.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 77.33 points, or 0.53 percent, at 14,673.85. Nine of its 10 main groups rose. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp)