CANADA STOCKS-Toronto stocks inch higher on positive sentiment after Trump speech


Jan 31 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index inched up from the previous session's seven-week low, lifted by positive sentiment globally following a controversy-free State of the Union address by U.S. President Donald Trump.

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 5.9 points, or 0.06 percent, at 15,961.38.

* The index recovered from its lowest level since Dec. 7 seen on Tuesday.

* The technology and healthcare sectors led gains, rising 1 percent and 0.9 percent respectively.

* Industrials and consumer non-cyclicals were the only declining sectors, falling 0.25 percent and 0.2 percent respectively.

*Technology company CGI Group was the biggest gainer, rising 3.7 percent after reporting earnings that beat estimates.

*Base metals company Nevsun Resources was the biggest decliner, falling 3.6 percent, after saying it would suspend its dividend and redeploy capital to growth. (Reporting by Nichola Saminather; Editing by Bernadette Baum)