CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil, gold prices slide

Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:37am EST
 
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TORONTO Feb 27 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Monday as energy and mining issues fell with sliding oil and gold prices after a weekend meeting of the Group of 20 leading economies failed to reach agreement on making more funds available to Europe.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 48.49 points, or 0.4 percent, at 12,677.28 shortly after the open.