NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX .GSPTSE fell 122.29 points, or 0.86 percent, to 14,141.77.
On the TSX 82 issues rose and 158 fell as a 0.5-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 1 new highs and 47 new lows, with total volume of 307.9 million shares.
The TSX’s energy group .SPTTEN fell 2.34 points, or 1.72 percent, while the financials sector .SPTTFS slipped 1.96 points, or 0.73 percent.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures CLc1 fell 4.19 percent, or $2.02, to $46.15 a barrel. Brent crude LCOc1 fell 4.42 percent, or $2.53, to $54.71 [O/R]
The TSX is off 12.8 percent for the year.
Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf