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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, gains for financials offset drop in energy

TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index edged higher on Thursday, as strength in financials and a surge in Bombardier shares after Quebec’s public pension fund bought a stake offset weakness in energy stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 18.92 points, or 0.14 percent, at 13,418.89, shortly after the open, after having made its highest close in more than a week on Wednesday. (Reporting by Fergal Smith)

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