Toronto stocks fall 100 pts on sagging resources

Tue Sep 9, 2008 10:23am EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index slipped more than 100 points on Tuesday, as worries over slowing growth hit resource stocks and offset a rise in banks, which got a lift from lingering euphoria from a U.S. bailout plan of two mortgage lenders.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 101.44 points, or 0.8 percent, at 12,533.20. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Scott Anderson)