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TSX opens lower as materials lag

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Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Tuesday, hurt by a drop in the materials sector after gold slipped to a near one-month low.

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Tuesday, hurt by a drop in the materials sector after gold slipped to a near one-month low.

* At 9:33 a.m. ET (1343 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX Composite index .GSPTSE was down 16.71 points, or 0.1%, at 16,478.38.

(Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)

((Shreyashi.Sanyal@thomsonreuters.com; +1 646 223 8780;))

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