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CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher on financial shares, Bombardier

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended slightly higher on Tuesday, buoyed by the financial sector and a more than 15 percent surge in Bombardier after Airbus agreed to take a majority stake in the planemaker's CSeries jetliner.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially ended up 14.2 points, or 0.09 percent, at 15,816.9. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr in Ottawa)