CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls 1 percent as Barrick weighs

Wed Sep 9, 2009 2:17pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index sank 1 percent on Wednesday afternoon as news of a huge equity offering by Barrick Gold (ABX.TO: Quote) pressured the resource-laden market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE sank 111.36 points, or 1 pct, to 10,993.94. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan and Jeffrey Hodgson; Editing by Frank McGurty)