June 25 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Thursday, dragged down by the energy sector as hopes of a recovery in fuel demand were dampened by record-high U.S. crude inventories and a surge in global coronavirus cases.
* At 09:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 73.83 points, or 0.48%, at 15,220.55.
Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni
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