CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as bank, resource stocks weigh

TORONTO, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned lower in early trade on Friday, with financial stocks, miners and energy companies slipping.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 24.27 points, or 0.15 percent, to 16,197.68 shortly after the open. It is on track for a 0.3 percent gain on the week and to finish 2017 up 6 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by David Gregorio)