CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as financials weigh; energy stocks jump on deal

TORONTO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped in early trade on Tuesday, weighed by falls among financial stocks, while Cenovus Energy Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd both jumped after announcing a deal for Cenovus' Pelican Lake assets.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 29.15 points, or 0.19 percent, at 15,162.45 shortly after the open. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)