April 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was flat on Monday, after closing at a record high in the previous session, as gains in energy shares were offset by declines across other sectors.
* At 9:43 a.m. ET (1343 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX Composite index was down 6.52 points, or 0.04 percent, at 16,606.29.
* Ten of the index’s 11 major sectors were lower, while the energy sector gained 1.1 percent.
* Oil topped $74 per barrel on Monday, the highest since November, as the United States was set to announce a further clamp down on Iranian oil exports, tightening global supplies.
* U.S. crude prices were up 2.3 percent per barrel, while Brent crude added 2.5 percent.
* The financials sector