March 11, 2020 / 1:42 PM / 4 months ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls at open on U.S. stimulus uncertainty, oil weakness

March 11 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell in early trade on Wednesday, as investors were skeptical about U.S. President Donald Trump’s stimulus plan to combat the economic impact of coronavirus, while oil stocks took a beating from weak crude prices.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 318.4 points, or 2.13%, at 14,639.69.

Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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