CANADA STOCKS-TSX barely lower as banks, energy stocks weigh


TORONTO, March 20 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
slipped in early trade on Monday as bank shares fell and energy
companies were weighed down by lower oil prices, offsetting
gains for materials stocks including acquisition target Dominion
Diamond Corp <DDC.TO>.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange'sS&P/TSX composite index
<.GSPTSE> was down 1.46 points, or 0.01 percent, at 15,489.03
shortly after the open. Six of its 10 main groups gained.

 (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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