CANADA STOCKS-TSX dives as commodity prices drop

Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:06pm EST
 
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TORONTO Nov 12 (Reuters) - The benchmark index of the Toronto Stock Exchange dropped more than 5 percent on Wednesday, as weakness in commodity prices and continuing economic worries spurred another round of panic selling.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 518.39 points, or 5.5 percent, to unofficially close at 8,905.61. (Reporting by Wojtek Dabrowski; editing by Rob Wilson)