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TSX falls as financials and materials stocks lose ground

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 Wednesday as financials and materials stocks declined, while higher oil prices helped support energy stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 19.85 points, or 0.15 percent, at 13,284.81, shortly after the open. Seven of the index's 10 main groups were lower.

Reporting by Fergal Smith

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