Toronto stocks tumble as resources, banks drag

Tue Mar 4, 2008 12:08pm EST
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TORONTO, March 4 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index slid 200 points on Tuesday in a broad-based slump, led by a sell-off among banking and resource shares amid disappointing bank results and falling commodities prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 200.64 points, or 1.5 percent, at 13,343.74 just after noon. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)