CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens down, energy tracks oil price lower

Thu Jan 8, 2009 9:43am EST
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TORONTO Jan 8 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell more than 1 percent shortly after market open on Thursday as the energy sector tracked oil prices lower.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE dropped 101.24 points, or 1.1 percent, to 9,020.08. Nine of the index's 10 main groups were in negative territory.

($1=$1.19 Canadian) (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)