Toronto stock index drops 100 points on lower oil

Tue Jul 8, 2008 9:41am EDT
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TORONTO, July 8 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index opened down 100 points on Tuesday, extending the previous session's tumble, as falling oil prices weighed on the resource-laden market.

Shortly after the opening bell, the S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 100.74 points, or 0.73 percent, at 13,612.06. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Bernadette Baum)