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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy, financial stocks weigh

TORONTO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday, hurt by slips among heavyweight financial and energy stocks.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 21.2 points, or 0.14 percent, at 15,061.01 shortly after the open. Seven of its 10 main sectors were in the red. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)