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TSX little changed as gains in gold miners offset energy losses

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Canada's main stock index opened nearly flat on Tuesday as gains in shares of precious metal miners, lifted by higher prices for safe asset gold, countered losses in energy companies.

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened nearly flat on Tuesday as gains in shares of precious metal miners, lifted by higher prices for safe asset gold, countered losses in energy companies.

* At 9:33 a.m. ET (13:33 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was up 7.65 points, or 0.05%, at 16,245.42.

(Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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