Toronto stocks drop 200 points on jobs data, oil

Fri Sep 5, 2008 10:20am EDT
 
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TORONTO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index extended its losses on Friday as disappointing U.S. jobs data and falling oil prices weighed on the market.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 200.13 points, or 1.6 percent, to 12,614.01. ($1=$1.07 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; Editing by Ka Yan Ng)