CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls with resource issues, German ban

Wed May 19, 2010 9:42am EDT
 
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TORONTO May 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell on Wednesday at the open on weakness in resource issues and a surprise move by Germany to ban some risky bets aimed at limiting speculative trading.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE slid 57.75 points, or 0.49 percent, at 11,706.76. Seven of 10 sectors were lower.

(Reporting by Ka Yan Ng, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)