CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as heavyweight energy, bank stocks lag


Reuters

TORONTO, April 21 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index
slipped in early trade on Friday, with heavyweight energy and
banking stocks slightly lower as oil prices dipped and domestic
inflation data came in lower than expected.
    The Toronto Stock Exchange'sS&P/TSX composite index
<.GSPTSE> was down 16.03 points, or 0.1 percent, at 15,609.53
shortly after the open. It is on track for a 0.5 percent gain on
the week.

 (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
 ((alastair.sharp@reuters.com; +1 416 941 8118; Reuters
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Keywords: CANADA STOCKS/OPEN (URGENT)



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