CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops at open on double-dip fears

Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:37am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market
dropped at Friday's opening, extending losses from the previous
session's 3 percent decline, on growing fears of a double-dip
recession in the United States and Europe's financial crisis.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE fell 125.31 points, or 1.03 percent, at 12,061.40,
shortly after the open.
  (Reporting by Claire Sibonney)