Toronto stock index swoons 400 points

Wed Jul 2, 2008 3:12pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, July 2 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index fell more than 400 points on Wednesday amid a darkening economic sentiment, while coal companies saw their shares plunge in tandem with the price of the commodity.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 400.66 points, or 2.8 percent, at 14,066.37 with less than an hour left in the trading day. (Reporting by Wojtek Dabrowski; editing by Peter Galloway)