Toronto stocks push lower on weak resources

Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:10pm EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index slid more than 100 points on Tuesday, weighed down by weak resource issues, while investors eyed congressional testimony on the $700 billion plan to bail out the battered U.S. financial sector.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 102.61 points, or 0.81 percent, at 12,535.46 just after noon. (Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Rob Wilson)