TSX falls as lower oil and gold prices weigh

Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:43am EDT
 
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as lower oil and gold prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, while financial stocks also declined.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 31.41 points, or 0.21 percent, at 14,653.44, shortly after the open. Eight of the index's 10 main groups were lower.

(Reporting by Fergal Smith)

 
A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Mark Blinch