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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy stocks slump after Trump's positive COVID-19 test

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Friday, dragged down by energy stocks after U.S. President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and negotiators failed to agree a U.S. fiscal stimulus package.

* At 9:33 a.m. ET (1333 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 131.28 points, or 0.81 percent, at 16,053.26.

Reporting by Amal S; Editing by Maju Samuel

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