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TSX falls as China weighs, gold miners rally

Canada’s main stock index fell in morning trade on Monday, weighed down by financial, consumer and industrial stocks in the first session of 2016 as a slump in Chinese shares spooked investors. Twelve of the 13 most influential gainers on the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index were gold miners, jumping along with the price of bullion as investors sought safety amid Mideast tensions and weak manufacturing data in China.