CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops 2 pct as recession fears mount

Fri Aug 5, 2011 11:24am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell
more than 2 percent on Friday morning following a big selloff
in the previous session as positive North American jobs data
failed to alleviate fears that the world may be heading toward
a double-dip recession.
 The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was down 252.27 points, or 2.04 percent, at
12,127.86.  (Reporting by Claire Sibonney)