CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls 1 pct as oil and gold prices slump

Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:07am EST
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 TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell
sharply on Thursday morning, dropping as much as 1 percent, as
mining and energy stocks dived along with gold and oil prices
after weak European bond sales sparked fears of a worsening
euro zone crisis.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was down 62.95 points, or 0.5 percent, at 12,111.41.
Shortly after the open it fell as much as 121.39 points, or 1
percent, to 12,052.25.
 (Reporting by Jon Cook; Editing by Peter Galloway)