CANADA STOCKS-TSX tumbles 2 pct on Italy debt fears
TORONTO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index extended its fall to 2 percent on Wednesday as a spike in Italian bond yields sparked fears Europe's debt crisis has entered a dangerous new phase that will threaten global growth.
At 2:09 p.m., the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 256.7 points, or 2.1 percent, to 12,232.15. (Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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