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CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops at open after soft Canadian inflation, lower oil prices

March 22 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell at open on Friday, after the country’s overall inflation missed the central bank’s target for the second month in a row, while energy stocks came under additional pressure from a drop in oil prices.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 78.29 points, or 0.48 percent, at 16,166.3. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)

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