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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, led by materials and financial sector stocks

TORONTO, March 2 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index rose on Wednesday, led by gains for materials, health care and financial sector stocks, while lower oil prices held back energy stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 26.33 points, or 0.20 percent, at 13,008.43, shortly after the open. Five of the index’s 10 main groups were higher. (Reporting by Fergal Smith)

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