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Canadian stock market falls for 3 consecutive days

Xinhua,December 07, 2017 Adjust font size:

TORONTO, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Canada's main stock index slipped for three consecutive days on Wednesday as oil prices outweighed gains in financials group.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 6.90 points to close the day at 15,910.63.

Gains by several of Canada's biggest banks weren't enough to compensate for a nose-diving energy sector, which declined more than two percent.

The Canadian dollar was trading at an average price of 0.7839 U.S. dollar, down 0.47 of a U.S. cent. Enditem