UPDATE 1-Russian economic recovery encouraging - central banker
* Says rouble less vulnerable to a strengthening dollar (Updates throughout, adds background, quotes)
TORONTO Jan 22 Canada's main stock index turned positive in afternoon trade on Tuesday as the heavyweight mining sector, and in particular gold miners, reversed earlier losses.
At 12:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 3.07 points, or 0.02 percent, at 12,797.32. The index hit a near 18-month high on Monday.
PARIS, Dec 6 Pernod Ricard is confident of hitting its goal for "mid-single digit" sales growth this financial year in its top U.S. market, which spurred sales growth in its first quarter.
* Expects FY 2017 Q1 deliveries of between 1,000 and 1,250 units with an average price of between $750,000 and $780,000