August 30, 2016 / 8:17 PM / in a year

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges slightly higher as banks, fertilizer stocks rally

TORONTO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index edged slightly higher on Tuesday as gains for bank and fertilizer stocks offset losses for the shares of mining companies, while gold fell.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index closed up 2.88 points, or 0.02 percent, at 14,684.85. Five of the index’s 10 main groups ended higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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