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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as oil prices weaken

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Wednesday, as energy stocks fell after crude prices dropped amid concerns of falling demand.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 26.39 points, or 0.16%, at 16,599.67.

Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri

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