CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as lower commodity prices weigh on resource stocks

Tue Mar 8, 2016 4:07pm EST
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TORONTO, March 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, overshadowing gains for financials and defensive sectors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 72.55 points, or 0.54 percent, at 13,311.05. Six of the index's 10 main groups ended lower. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Chris Reese)