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CANADA STOCKS-Toronto stocks drop at the open as coronavirus rout rages

March 6 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell sharply at the open on Friday as investors continued to dump equities amid fears over the economic impact of the coronavirus.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (14:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 331.85 points, or 2%, at 16,222.14.

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

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