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TSX falls at open as energy stocks weigh

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Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday, dragged down by the energy sector tracking oil prices after OPEC and Russia agreed to ease supply curbs from August.

July 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday, dragged down by the energy sector tracking oil prices after OPEC and Russia agreed to ease supply curbs from August.

* At 9:30 a.m. ET (1330 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 88.18 points, or 0.55%, at 15,975.15.

(Reporting by Shivani Kumaresan in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

((Shivani.Kumaresan@thomsonreuters.com ; +1 646 223 8780))

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