CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on weak oil, U.S. retail sales

Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:38am EDT
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TORONTO, June 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index opened lower on Friday as resource and financial shares were hit by a drop in oil prices and data showing an unexpected fall in U.S. retail sales in May, which sparked fears that economic recovery may be stalling.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE opened 37.03 points, or 0.32 percent, lower at 11,598.82. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by Peter Galloway)