CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as bullion drop weighs on gold shares
TORONTO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday as a slump in the bullion price hit shares of gold miners and concerns about the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy direction weighed on sentiment. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 61.28 points, or 0.48 percent, at 12,764.14 shortly after the open.
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