Canada Shares Slip at Close

Europe stocks finish down; Asia markets close lower

Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX fell 31.25 points to 7,580.56 amid investors' shaky confidence in the stock market. The U.S. SEC's ongoing investigation into some of coporate America's accounting practices dampened enthusism for stocks. Moreover, Pakistan's decision to redeploy troops from its border with Afghanistan to India weighed on Bay Street.

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