Toronto stocks drop 200 on oil's retreat

Thu Sep 4, 2008 10:54am EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index dropped more than 200 points on Thursday as a retreat in the price of U.S. crude oil and more worries over the health of the U.S. economy weighed on the market.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 200.28 points, or 1.5 percent, at 12,937.44. ($1=$1.06 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; editing by Rob Wilson)