Oct 16 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index inched up on Friday as optimism over progress in a possible COVID-19 vaccine offset concerns over rising global infections and signs of a stalling economic recovery.
* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 27.03 points, or 0.16%, at 16,528.06.
Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi
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