CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on U.S. fiscal uncertainty
TORONTO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday, led by mining stocks and falling gold prices, as the uncertainty surrounding U.S. congressional budget talks dragged on. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 13.72 points, or 0.11 percent, at 12,389.91 shortly after the open.
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