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* TSX down 21.05 points, or 0.14 percent, to 15,389.68
* Eight of TSX's 10 main groups move lower
* Index on track for 0.4 pct slip over week
TORONTO, May 26 Canada's main stock index moved
slightly lower in morning trade on Friday as gains for gold
miners on a push higher in bullion were offset by declines in
some heavyweight banks.
At 10:57 a.m. ET (1457 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's
S&P/TSX composite index was down 21.05 points, or 0.14
percent, to 15,389.68.
Eight of its 10 main groups were lower, although decliners
only slightly outnumbered advancers overall.
The index is on track for a 0.4 percent slip in the
Gold miners were among the strongest gainers, as political
uncertainty led investors to shun riskier assets in favor of the
precious metal, pushing it to its highest in nearly four weeks.
Agnico Eagle Mining gained 2.2 percent to C$66.45
and Goldcorp was up 0.9 percent at C$18.42.
But Barrick Gold fell 0.5 percent to C$21.86 after
it said on Thursday that two mines at its majority-held Acacia
Mining, which account for some 6 percent of Barrick's
2017 production guidance, are impacted by Tanzania's current
concentrate export ban.
The materials group, which includes precious and base metals
miners and fertilizer companies, added 0.5 percent.
Several of the country's biggest banks pulled back after
gains following their earnings reports earlier in the week, with
Royal Bank of Canada down 0.3 percent to C$93.42 and
Toronto-Dominion Bank off 0.4 percent at C$63.76.
BlackBerry Ltd rose 1.9 percent to C$15.40 after
announcing the final amount it will receive from Qualcomm in a
(Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Dan Grebler)