Toronto stocks drop 100 points, financials lead

Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:40am EDT
 
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TORONTO, July 15 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index dropped more than 100 points at the open on Tuesday as more worries over the health of the financial markets weighed on the index.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 100.12 points, or 0.7 percent, at 13,641.17, with the heavily weighted financial sector down 2 percent. ($1=$1.00 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; Editing by Frank McGurty)