December 14, 2016 / 12:48 PM / a year ago

TSX falls as lower oil prices weigh on energy

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Wednesday, pulling back from a fresh 19-month high the previous day, as lower oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while financials also lost ground as investors braced for the Federal Reserve interest rate decision.

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 23.19 points, or 0.15 percent, at 15,362.08, shortly after the open. Six of the index’s 10 main groups were lower.

Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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