CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as resource stocks follow commodities lower

Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:45pm EDT
 
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* TSX ends down 41.04 points, or 0.29 percent, at 13,882.41

* Energy sector falls 1.2 pct; materials down 1.4 pct

By Alastair Sharp

TORONTO, June 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as energy and mining stocks dragged due to lower oil prices and a reversal in bullion following the suspension of campaigning for Britain's European Union referendum after a lawmaker was shot dead.

Gold miners transformed from the main offset to a down market in morning trade to its heaviest weight by the close.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended down 41.04 points, or 0.29 percent, at 13,882.41.

Gold prices fell from a two-year high, and Barrick Gold Corp ended down 2 percent at C$25.99 after trading more than 4 percent higher earlier in the session.

Goldcorp Inc swung to a 3 percent loss at C$22.85.   Continued...