CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls on soft U.S. data, Europe downgrades

Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:44am EST
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TORONTO Feb 14 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks turned lower in early trade on Tuesday with energy and financial issues leading the way, hit by weak U.S. retail sales data and a fresh round of euro zone credit downgrades.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 30.06 points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,367.99 shortly after opening higher. (Reporting By Jon Cook; Editing by Peter Galloway)