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CANADA STOCKS-TSX closes at lowest in five weeks

TORONTO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index hitits lowest closing level in nearly five weeks on Wednesday,driven downward by falling financial and energy shares after thestart of the U.S. earnings season flashed mixed signals for theglobal economy.

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

unofficially ended down 61.15 points, or 0.5 percent,at 12,212.42.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney, Editing by Gary Crosse)

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