Toronto stocks dive 400 points as resources slump

Tue Sep 9, 2008 2:47pm EDT
 
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TORONTO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index dove more than 3 precent on Tuesday afternoon, yanked lower by energy and materials shares as the price of oil tumbled as much as $4.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 400.84 points, or 3.2 percent, at 12,233.80. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Ka Yan Ng)