RPT-CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends lower; resources outweigh banks, RIM

Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:16pm EST
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(Refiles to fix typo in headline)

* TSX ends down 0.15 percent at 11,344.11

* Miners lead slide; golds, oils also lower

* RIM, banks make late session surge

* U.S. Fed keeps rates steady, tone brighter (Adds details)

By Ka Yan Ng

TORONTO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index finished lower on weak resources on Wednesday, staving off a late-session rally by Research In Motion RIM.TO and financial shares.

Concerns about the global economic recovery, highlighted by Greece's fiscal health and a drop in U.S. new home sales, and worries over demand for key commodities weighed on the resource-laden index, dragging down a host of blue-chip oil and gold producers. [ID:nN27177942]

Teck Resources TCKb.TO led the slide, falling 4.26 percent to C$37.05, followed by Suncor Energy Inc (SU.TO: Quote), down 0.91 percent at C$34.71.   Continued...