Toronto stocks pulled lower by recession fears

Tue Feb 5, 2008 4:04pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 5 (Reuters) - In its worst session in two weeks, the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index dived on Tuesday, led lower by resource shares amid a broad selloff sparked by heightened worries of a U.S. recession.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 315.16 points, or 2.38 percent, at 12,943.00. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)