Toronto stocks slide 100 pts on econ stimulus news

Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:48am EST
 
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TORONTO Jan 18 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index slid further into negative territory on Friday, falling more than 100 points, after an economic stimulus package intended to stave off a possible U.S. recession failed to reassure investors.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 110.70 points, or 0.87 percent, at 12,684.93 points.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Renato Andrade)