CANADA STOCKS-TSX extends fall as oil below $58

Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:48am EST
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TORONTO Nov 12 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index .GSPTSE extended opening losses on Wednesday as weakness in commodities persisted with a soft tone to metals and the price of oil at a 20-month low below $58 a barrel.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE dropped 205.38 points, or 2.18 percent, to 9,218.62. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Peter Galloway)