CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy shares sag

Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:36am EST
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TORONTO Jan 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell at the open on Monday as a drop in oil prices sparked a selloff in the energy sector that weighed on the broader index.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 56.14 points, or 0.63 percent, to 8,864.26 at the open. Nine of the TSX's 10 sectors were lower. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)