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CANADA STOCKS-TSX snaps 3-day decline after U.S. data, IMF chief's remarks

TORONTO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday, recovering from a five-week low and three days of losses after encouraging U.S. employment data and comments from the IMF that were seen supporting stability in the euro zone.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index

unofficially closed up 21.53 points, or 0.18 percent, at 12,233.95.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney)

((claire.sibonney@thomsonreuters.com; +1-416-941-8142, Reuters Messaging: claire.sibonney.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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