CANADA STOCKS-TSX ekes out gain as banks, oil stocks offset gold miners

TORONTO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended barely higher on Tuesday, weighed by losses among gold miners and other materials stocks while banks and energy stocks gained and Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust surged on a buyout offer.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 1.59 points, or 0.01 percent, at 16,319.24. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish)