TORONTO, June 26 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index
opened higher on Monday, helped in part by advances in financial
and energy stocks, but gains were offset by a firm retreat in
the materials group as gold prices fell.
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index
rose 17.07 points, or 0.11 percent, to 15,336.63
shortly after the open.
Of the index’s 10 main groups, nine were in positive
(Reporting by Solarina Ho; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)