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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises slightly at open, lifted by banks

TORONTO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index edged higher on Wednesday as financial and materials stocks rose, more than offsetting a drop in the price of oil that dragged down energy shares.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 18.22 points, or 0.12 percent, at 14,612.25 shortly after the open. (Reporting by Allison Martell; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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