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CANADA STOCKS-Technology pressures TSX at the open

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Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand, and disappointing industrial data out of China dampened sentiment.

June 14 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand, and disappointing industrial data out of China dampened sentiment.

* At 9:37 a.m. ET (13:37 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 41.76 points, or 0.26%, at 16,197.5.

(Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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