CANADA STOCKS-Oil leads drop as TSX opens lower

Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:37am EST
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TORONTO Nov 23 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell at the start of trade on Tuesday as commodity-related issues dropped on investor anxiety over an exchange of artillery fire on the Korean Peninsula and Ireland's ongoing debt woes.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE declined 75.76 points, or 0.6 percent, to 12,853.25 at the open. All 10 sectors were lower, led by a 1 percent drop in energy issues. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)