CANADA STOCKS-TSX slumps as energy stocks hammered by falling oil

Wed Jan 6, 2016 4:06pm EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 6 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index lost 1.5 percent of its value on Wednesday as energy and industrial stocks tumbled, with oil prices falling 5 percent and worries about the global economy intensifying.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 193.34 points, or 1.50 percent, at 12,726.80. The energy group fell 3.7 percent. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish)