Toronto stocks dive as oil price retreats

Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:06pm EDT
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TORONTO, July 15 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index dove on Tuesday, slammed by resource shares that suffered from weak oil prices, while worries over the broad economic picture battered the wider market.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 400.36 points, or 2.91 percent, at 13,340.93. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)