CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on weak resources, profit taking

Mon May 11, 2009 9:38am EDT
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TORONTO May 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market fell 1.67 percent after market open on Monday as oil and other commodity prices weakened and as investors paused following strong gains last week.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 171.40 points to 10,066.59. Eight of the index's 10 main groups were lower, led by a 3 percent drop in the oil and gas sector and a 2 percent decline in financials. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)