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* TSX down 9.51 points, or 0.06 percent, at 15,735.68
* Six of the TSX's 10 main groups move higher
TORONTO, April 26 Canada's main stock index
slipped on Wednesday, weighed by a plunge in shares of Home
Capital Group Inc after the mortgage lender agreed to a
major credit line, while energy stocks moved higher as oil
prices reversed losses.
Home Capital fell 58.7 percent to C$7.06 after the
alternative lender said it would secure a C$2 billion ($1.5
billion) credit line to shore up its shrinking balance sheet.
Other influential decliners included Burger King and Tim
Horton parent Restaurant Brands International, which
fell 4.5 percent to C$75.82 despite reporting profit and revenue
that beat expectations.
The energy group climbed 0.6 percent, as U.S. oil prices
pushed higher following a bigger-than-expected drawn on the
country's crude inventories.
At 10:45 a.m. ET (1445 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's
S&P/TSX composite index was down 9.51 points, or 0.06
percent, at 15,735.68. Six of its 10 main groups were in
Teck Resources Ltd advanced 3 percent to C$29.71
after it said it will double its dividend payout.
Industrials rose 0.2 percent, led by the country's two main
railway companies after recent solid results. Canadian National
Railway Co added 0.8 percent to C$99.90 while rival
Canadian Pacific railway Ltd added 1.0 percent to
Canadian retail sales fell more than expected in February,
dragged down by lower vehicle purchases and cheaper prices for
gasoline at the pump, but the decline did not alter expectations
for strong economic growth in the first quarter.
(Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Nick Zieminski)