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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on energy weakness as surging virus cases weigh

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Energy stocks dragged Canada’s main stock index at open on Monday, as oil prices slumped on a surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Europe threatening fuel demand, while Libya’s fast growing output also weighed on prices.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 107.4 points, or 0.66%, at 16,196.68.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber

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