CANADA STOCKS-Goldcorp, SNC-Lavalin slumps push TSX lower
* TSX ends down 32.42 points, or 0.21 percent, at 15,180.33
* Six of 10 main index sectors decline
* SNC-Lavalin dives 7.1 percent on news of corruption charges
* Goldcorp drops 7.9 percent after posting results
By John Tilak
TORONTO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, hurt by sharp selloffs in Goldcorp Inc and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Goldcorp, the world's biggest gold producer by market value, posted a hefty loss as it took a $2.3 billion impairment charge on a new mine in Argentina, the second multibillion-dollar writedown from a top gold miner in as many days.
The stock tumbled 7.9 percent to C$26.65, dragging the gold-mining sector down 2 percent.
Shares of SNC-Lavalin Group tumbled 7.1 percent to C$40.63 after Canadian police laid corruption charges against the company and some of its units in relation to their operations in Libya. Continued...