CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips at open as banks, railways move lower

TORONTO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged lower in early trade on Monday, with declines in banks and railway stocks offsetting small overall gains for the materials sector.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 14.9 points, or 0.09 percent, at 16,081.17. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)