Toronto stock index falls 300 points, resources hit

Tue Sep 9, 2008 11:09am EDT
 
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TORONTO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index tumbled on Tuesday morning, giving up more than 2 percent as resource shares were pulled lower by falling commodity prices and worries over slowing demand.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 305.46 points, or 2.42 percent, at 12,329.18. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Peter Galloway)