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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls, as lower oil prices weigh on energy, financial stocks

TORONTO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Tuesday as lower crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while financials reversed course after being lifted in earlier trade by better-than-expected Bank of Montreal earnings.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 82.19 points, or 0.64 percent, at 12,763.44. It included a 3.6 percent drop in the energy group. (Reporting by Fergal Smith)

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