CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops 3.7 pct, snaps 6-day win streak

Wed Jan 7, 2009 4:09pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 7 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index closed sharply lower on Wednesday as oil and gold shares slid with commodity prices and profit-taking set in after six sessions of gains.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 346.74 points, or 3.66 percent, at 9,125.35. All 10 main groups were in the red.

($1=$1.20 Canadian) (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)