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TSX drops to near three-week low as U.S. government stays shut

By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index dropped on Thursday to its lowest in nearly three weeks as negative sentiment caused by the extended U.S. government shutdown helped offset upbeat economic data from China. Every major sector on the index was trading in the red, taking the Toronto market into negative territory for a second straight session. Investors also cast an eye on BlackBerry , which is the focus of a $4.7 billion bid from a consortium led by Fairfax Financial . Shares of the smartphone maker shed 3.6 percent. …


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