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TSX Down Over 100 Points as Energy Sector Buffeted; Most Sectors in Negative Territory

The TSX is down 108 points this morning on mainly negative sectors. Energy is the biggest decliner so far, shedding 1.45%, on the back of lower crude prices, followed by miners, down 0.63%.

Healthcare is the biggest gainer this morning, up 0.20%.

U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May.

Groundbreaking increased 2% to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 926,000 units, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast groundbreaking rising to 1.04 million units in March.

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