CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil, Manulife weigh

Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:10pm EST
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   TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
slumped on Thursday as oil prices sank and shares of Manulife
Financial (MFC.TO: Quote) tumbled after it surprised investors with a
C$2.5 billion stock offering.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed
down 56.97 points, or 0.49 percent, at 11,595.72.
 (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan)