CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as commodity prices fall

Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:40am EST
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 TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index
opened lower on Thursday as the U.S. dollar soared to a
three-month high against the euro, hurting commodity prices,
and weighing on shares of Suncor Energy (SU.TO: Quote) and other
energy companies.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 74.06
points, or 0.64 percent, at 11,562.98 at the open.
 (Reporting by Irene Kuan; editing by Peter Gslloway)