CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides broadly as markets await Fed, Greece resolution

Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:14am EDT
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(Updates throughout with fresh details, market comment, stock movements)

* TSX down 42.71 points, or 0.29 percent, to 14,713.34

* Nine of the TSX's 10 main groups were down

By Solarina Ho

TORONTO, June 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday on persistent Greek debt worries and as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's looming interest rate decision.

The TSX, which has been grinding slowly lower since April, saw most sectors mired in the red, with consumer discretionary stocks the lone gainer.

Suncor Energy Inc was among the heftiest decliners on the index, falling 0.7 percent to C$34, along with Enbridge Inc, which declined 0.7 percent to C$55.44.

The overall energy sector retreated 0.3 percent despite modest gains in U.S. oil prices.

At 10:55 a.m. EDT (1455 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was off 42.71 points, or 0.29 percent, at 14,713.34.   Continued...