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TSX falls as lower commodity prices weigh on resource stocks

A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Tuesday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, overshadowing gains for financials and defensive sectors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 72.55 points, or 0.54 percent, at 13,311.05. Six of the index's 10 main groups ended lower.

Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Chris Reese

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