CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls 100 points as as energy, banks weigh

Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:22am EST
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TORONTO Jan 15 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index was down 100 points on Thursday as nagging concerns about a drop in oil demand this year weighed on the resource-heavy index and influential banking shares also tumbled.

At 10:16 a.m. (1516 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 100.16 points, or 1.15 percent, at 8,588.20. It had rallied as much as 42 points at the open. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)