Toronto stocks slide 1 percent in broad decline

Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:07pm EDT
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TORONTO Aug 25 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index gave up more than 1 percent on Monday in a broad slump prompted by weak financials, as worries over growing fallout from the credit crunch rattled investor confidence.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 146.59 points, or 1.09 percent, at 13,300.70. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)