Toronto stock index sinks 2.4 pct on US woes, RIM

Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:38am EDT
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TORONTO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index opened sharply lower on Friday after sentiment further soured on delays in implementing a U.S. financial bailout and as technology bellwether Research In Motion Ltd RIM.TO issued a softer forecast.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 303.40 points, or 2.42 percent, at 12,243.11. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Peter Galloway)