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* TSX down 119.73 points, or 0.82 percent, to 14,499.24
* Index touches its lowest since Oct. 4 at 14,472.78.
* All of the TSX's 10 main groups were lower
TORONTO, Oct 13 Canada's main stock index fell
to a more than one-week low on Thursday, suffering broad-based
losses as China's weak trade data and the prospects of a Federal
Reserve interest rate hike by the end of the year weighed on
At 10:06 a.m. EDT (1406 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's
S&P/TSX composite index fell 119.73 points, or 0.82
percent, to 14,499.24. It touched its lowest since Oct. 4 at
All of the index's 10 main groups were lower.
Some of the most influential movers on the index were the
country's heavyweight bank stocks. Bank of Nova Scotia
fell 1.0 percent to C$69.26 and Toronto-Dominion Bank
declined 0.8 percent to C$57.45, while the overall financials
group was down 0.9 percent.
The energy group fell 1.2 percent, including a 1.3 percent
drop in the shares of Suncor Energy Inc to C$36.72.
U.S. crude prices were down 0.3 percent at $50.05 a
barrel as the market braced for U.S. government data likely to
show the first crude inventory build in six weeks, with record
Chinese imports of crude limiting losses.
Industrials fell 0.9 percent, including losses for railway
The materials group, which includes precious and base metals
miners and fertilizer companies, dipped 0.3 percent.
Teck Resources Ltd fell nearly 5 percent to
C$23.51 after having reached its highest in more than two years
Goldcorp Inc climbed 1.2 percent to C$19.26 and
Barrick Gold Corp advanced 0.8 percent to C$21.19 as
spot gold gained 0.5 percent.
Canadian resale home prices rose in September from a month
earlier while new home prices were up in August, separate
reports showed on Thursday, suggesting that slowing sales in
some regions have not yet cooled prices.
(Reporting by Fergal Smith; editing by Jonathan Oatis)