July 22 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Wednesday after oil prices fell due to a bigger-than-expected U.S. crude inventory build, with escalating tensions between the United States and China further denting sentiment.
* At 9:30 a.m. ET (13:30 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 13.53 points, or 0.08%, at 16,149.43.
Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila
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