Toronto stocks slide as resources, techs falter

Mon Sep 8, 2008 4:04pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index ended lower on Monday after early enthusiasm over the U.S. mortgage bailout plan fizzled out as worries over slowing growth weighed on resource and tech shares.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 139.62 points, or 1.09 percent, at 12,676.80. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr and Natasha Elkington; Editing by Peter Galloway)