November 3, 2009 / 2:40 PM / 9 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens sharply lower as bank shares skid

 TORONTO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Toronto’s main stock index tumbled at the open on Tuesday as Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) and other banks were unloaded due to concerns about the European banking sector.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 103.52 points, or 0.95 percent, to 10,774.83 at the open.  (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)                                      

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