CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as financials drag

Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:44am EDT
 
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TORONTO Aug 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Wednesday following another volatile trading session in Asia, with financial names exerting the biggest drag on the market.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 73.64 points, or 0.52 percent, to 14,120.23. Nine of the index's 10 major sectors lost ground. (Reporting by Solarina Ho; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)