CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls 4 pct on economic outlook

Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:07pm EST
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TORONTO Jan 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell 3.95 percent on Tuesday as a relentlessly gloomy global economic outlook spurred a broad-based selloff led by energy and financial shares.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 349.50 points at 8,491.98.

($1=$1.27 Canadian) (Reporting by Natalie Armstrong; editing by Peter Galloway)