CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends barely higher as resource stock gains, banks weigh

TORONTO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended slightly higher on Monday, as energy stocks gained with higher oil prices and base metal and some gold miners also ticked higher while bank and railway stocks weighed.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 7.44 points, or 0.05 percent, at 16,103.51. Half of the index's 10 main sectors ended higher. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)