CANADA STOCKS-TSX slightly lower at open as financials, rails weigh

Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:39am EDT
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TORONTO, March 31 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Friday as financial stocks and railway companies led the declines.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 19.70 points, or 0.13 percent, at 15,559.06 shortly after the open. Seven of the index's 10 main groups were in negative territory. (Reporting by Solarina Ho)