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CANADA STOCKS-TSX treads water as energy slips on lower oil prices

June 17- Canada's main stock index opened flat on Monday as the heavyweight energy sector declined tracking lower crude prices, and investors awaited a pivotal U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that could provide clues on the path of future rate cuts. *At 9:34 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 1.28 points, or 0.01%, at 16,303.19.

UPDATE 1-Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week. Brent futures had climbed 26 cents, or 0.4%, to $62.27 a barrel by 0314 GMT. Prices had jumped as much as 4.5% on Thursday after the attacks on two oil tankers near Iran and the…

WRAPUP 3-Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off

*Trumps says U.S. video shows Iran "did it". DUBAI, June 15- Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region. Washington, already embroiled in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear…

WRAPUP 2-Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off

*Trumps says U.S. video shows Iran "did it". DUBAI, June 15- Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region. Washington, already embroiled in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear programme,…