CANADA STOCKS-TSX pulled lower by financials, materials

Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:06pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 13 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell on Friday, dragged lower by financial services stocks on persisting worries about the health of the U.S. banking sector, while materials shares dropped as the price of gold softened.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 109.02 points, or 1.24 percent, at 8,669.76. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)