CANADA STOCKS-TSX down as Fed rate-hike speculation weighs on commodities

Thu May 19, 2016 11:14am EDT
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* TSX down 123.15 points, or 0.89 percent, to 13,702.86

* Nine of the TSX's 10 main groups were down

TORONTO May 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday to a one-week low, including losses for energy and financial stocks as Federal Reserve interest rate hike speculation weighed on commodity prices.

Among the top decliners was First Quantum Minerals Ltd , down 4.81 percent to C$8.31, while Canadian Natural Resources dropped 2.39 percent to C$37.10.

At 10:13 a.m. EDT (1413 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 123.15 points, or 0.89 percent, to 13,702.86.

Nine of the index's 10 main groups were lower.

The energy group retreated 1.9 percent, with Enbridge Inc dropping 1.95 percent to C$51.35.

The financials group slipped 0.8 percent.

Industrials fell 0.9 percent.   Continued...