Toronto stocks fall at open on oil drop

Wed Oct 1, 2008 9:36am EDT
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TORONTO Oct 1 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index opened lower on Wednesday on falling oil prices, while investors await a key vote by the U.S. Senate on the revised $700 billion bailout for the financial industry.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 41.99 points, or 0.4 percent, at 11,710.91. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Scott Anderson)