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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as oil drops on global growth fears

March 8 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Friday, led by a drop in energy companies, as oil prices fell on worsening outlook for global growth after a slump in China exports data.

* At 9:32 a.m. ET (14:32 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 100.78 points, or 0.63 percent, at 15,955.73. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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