Toronto stocks slump on resources, economic fears

Fri Feb 29, 2008 4:05pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 29 (Reuters) - Jitters over the health of the U.S. economy returned to weigh on the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index on Friday, amid a steep sell-off led by resource and banking shares.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 289.36 points, or 2.09 percent, at 13,584.53. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Renato Andrade)