June 10, 2016 / 2:53 PM / a year ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil retreats

(Adds details from early trade, updates prices)

* TSX falls 120.1 points, or 0.84 percent, to 14,119.92

* Nine of the TSX's 10 main groups fall

TORONTO, June 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell in early trade on Friday as energy stocks retreated with oil prices and global equity markets broadly moved lower.

The energy group retreated 2 percent as oil slipped from 2016 highs hit earlier in the week.

The index was on track for a 0.7 percent decline over the week.

Canadian Natural Resources declined 2.4 percent to C$37.165. The company and Cenovus Energy both said they had restarted operations at oil sands facilities in Alberta on Thursday after a wildfire threat dissipated.

Suncor Energy Inc fell 1.2 percent to C$34.76.

The financials group slipped 1.1 percent, with Royal Bank of Canada down 1.3 percent to C$78.35 and Bank of Nova Scotia off 1.4 percent to C$65.39.

At 10:20 a.m. EDT (1420 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 120.1 points, or 0.84 percent, to 14,119.92.

Nine of the index's 10 main groups were in negative territory and decliners outnumbered gainers by 4.4-to-1.

Gold miners were among the biggest beneficiaries of a lower overall market for a second straight session, with the most influential gainers on the index including Barrick Gold Corp , up 3.8 percent to C$25.86, and Goldcorp Inc, which advanced 1.1 percent to C$24.06.

The materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, added 1.0 percent.

U.S. crude prices were down 1.6 percent to $49.76 a barrel, while Brent crude lost 1.8 percent to $51.01.

Gold futures rose 0.5 percent to $1,276.3 an ounce.

Canada added far more jobs than expected in May as hiring picked up in construction and manufacturing, although a drop in the unemployment rate to a 10-month low stemmed from fewer people looking for work. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)

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