Toronto stocks slip on slow economy

Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:17pm EDT
 
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TORONTO Aug 29 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index slipped on Friday after a government report confirmed sluggish economic growth, while tech shares fell on concerns about weakening business spending.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 22.33 points, or 0.16 percent, at 13,728.15. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Ted Kerr)