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TSX drops as energy stocks weigh, Fed disappoints

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Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, weighed by energy stocks, after the U.S. Federal Reserve disappointed expectations for further stimulus to spur inflation and support the world's largest economy.

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, weighed by energy stocks, after the U.S. Federal Reserve disappointed expectations for further stimulus to spur inflation and support the world's largest economy.

* At 9:31 a.m. ET (1331 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 174.41 points, or 1.07%, at 16,121.25.

(Reporting by Shashank Nayar in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel)

((Shashank.Nayar@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780; outside U.S. +91 80 6182 2256;))

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