Toronto stocks end sharply lower as resources drag

Tue Jun 24, 2008 4:05pm EDT
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TORONTO, June 24 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index shed nearly 2 percent on Tuesday, dragged down by skidding resource issues amid investor concerns over the long-term prospects for oil demand.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 271.49 points, or 1.85 percent, at 14,420.33. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)