CANADA STOCKS-TSX sinks at open, tracking China, global equities

Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:41am EDT
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TORONTO, July 27 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index sank 1 percent shortly after the open on Monday, in a broad rout that tracked global equities, which fell on the heels of a more than 8 percent plunge in Chinese stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 142.28 points, or 1 percent, at 14,043.96 shortly after the open. (Reporting by Solarina Ho; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)