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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on worries about global growth, earnings

TORONTO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday, following U.S. markets lower as investors were cautious about the upcoming earnings season and prospects for global growth.

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

opened down 3.31 points to 12,415.68, before moderately extending losses to 12,381.06.

(Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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