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CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns lower, pressured by drop in crude oil prices

TORONTO, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index turned lower on Tuesday as pressure on crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while mining stocks also weakened.

At 11:44 a.m. EST (1644 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index fell 40.48 points, or 0.33 percent, to 12,278.77. It included a 2.5 percent drop in energy stocks. (Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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