CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy, mining stocks weigh

Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:22am EDT
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(Updates prices)

* TSX falls 58.72 points, or 0.44 percent, to 13,299.39

* Six of the TSX's 10 main groups retreat

TORONTO, March 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, as energy and mining stocks pulled back with oil prices slightly lower, while consumer names made some gains.

The most influential weights on the index included Canadian Natural Resources, which fell 1.9 percent to C$34.54, and Canadian National Railway, which lost 1.2 percent to C$79.53.

The energy group retreated 1.2 percent, while industrials fell 0.6 percent.

The materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, lost 1.5 percent.

Potash Corp declined 1.9 percent to C$22.20 and Goldcorp Inc shed 2.1 percent to C$20.48.

At 9:56 a.m. EDT (1356 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 58.72 points, or 0.44 percent, to 13,299.39.   Continued...