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TSX opens lower as consumer staples weigh

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Nov 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Wednesday, as consumer staples fell following dour corporate earnings results from Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATDb.TO), while risk sentiment stayed low ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.

At 9:36 a.m. ET (14:36 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index (.GSPTSE) was down 75.02 points, or 0.35%, at 21,378.75.

Reporting by Amal S in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.
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