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CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends lower as commodities sell off

TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index backedaway from its highest level in nearly three weeks on Friday asconcerns about weakness in the global economy hurt commodityprices, countering unexpectedly strong North American jobs data.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index

unofficially ended down 28.69 points, or 0.23 percent,at 12,418.99.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney)

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