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Canadian stock market goes up Friday

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TORONTO, Jan.12 (Xinhua) -- Canadian stock main index rose Friday as lumber companies and gold miners gained.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index rose 21.24 points, or 0.13 percent to close the day at 16,308.18.
The materials sector, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, gained 1.4 percent.
Among the most influential gainers were two of the world's largest gold producers, with Barrick Gold Corp rallying 2.8 percen ...