CANADA STOCKS-TSX tumbles 200 points on economic worries

Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:00am EST
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TORONTO Jan 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index unraveled an early gain and was pinned nearly 2.5 percent lower early on Tuesday as worries about the world economy rattled the weighty financial sector.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 216.98 points, or 2.45 percent, at 8,624.50. Nine of the TSX's 10 sectors were lower. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)