Toronto stocks slide with commodities

Tue May 27, 2008 4:05pm EDT
 
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TORONTO May 27 (Reuters) - Tumbling resource shares led the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index sharply lower on Tuesday, as energy and materials issues were hit by skidding commodity prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 219.36 points, or 1.49 percent, at 14,539.21. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)