Toronto stocks slammed by resource shares

Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:03pm EDT
 
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

TORONTO, March 19 (Reuters) - A sharp drop in resource shares hammered the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index on Wednesday, sparked by a selloff in commodities amid concern that demand could be weakened by U.S. economic woes.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 415.33 points, or 3.16 percent, at 12,721.37. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)