TORONTO Oct 6 Canada's main stock index slipped slightly in early trade on Thursday as gold miners suffered with the precious metal and energy companies benefited as oil prices held at 2016 highs.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 10.62 points, or 0.07 percent, at 14,599.96. The energy group gained 0.9 percent while materials fell 1.4 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4 The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation.
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DUBAI, Dec 4 Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are expected to agree this month to resume oil production from the jointly operated oilfields in the Neutral Zone that lies between both countries, industry sources told Reuters on Sunday.