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CANADA STOCKS-Canadian stocks open weaker as coronavirus concerns reign

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Thursday, tracking a drop in global equities, as the coronavirus’ spread outside China ratcheted up risk aversion.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (14:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 238.51 points, or 1.4%, at 16,803.41.

Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.

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