CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as energy stocks, hurt by oil, lead declines

Fri Jun 2, 2017 4:56pm EDT
 
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* TSX down 27.16 points, or 0.18 percent, at 15,442.75

* Six of TSX's 10 main groups fall; energy down 1.7 percent

* Index gains 0.17 percent on week

By Solarina Ho

TORONTO, June 2 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, dragged lower by weakness in energy stocks as oil prices fell and a modest dip in heavyweight financial shares after U.S. jobs growth came in below expectations.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index close 27.16 points down, or 0.18 percent, at 15,442.75. Of the index's 10 main industry groups, six were in negative territory.

The index gained 0.17 percent on the week.

"Just about everything here is hitting a rough patch," said John Kinsey, portfolio manager at Caldwell Securities Ltd. "We may be hitting the summer doldrums a little early."   Continued...