CANADA STOCKS-TSX down on Japan aftershock, $110 oil

Thu Apr 7, 2011 4:07pm EDT
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TORONTO, April 7 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell on Thursday after uncertainty spurred by a major aftershock in Japan, events in in the Middle East and soaring oil prices prompted a second day of profit-taking after a recent run of strong gains.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 94.88 points, or 0.67 percent, at 14,107.77. (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Peter Galloway)