CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides on weak oil, GDP data

Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:40am EDT
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TORONTO, July 30 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index opened lower on Friday, pulled down by a decline in oil prices and weaker than expected gross domestic product data in Canada and the United States.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 0.96 of a point to 11,727.68 at the open, and then quickly fell 1 percent to 11,609.86. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan)