CANADA STOCKS-TSX tumbles on oil prices, financial worries

Fri Feb 20, 2009 4:07pm EST
 
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TORONTO Feb 20 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell broadly on Friday as the heavily weighted energy and financial groups sank on falling oil prices and worries over the U.S. banking sector.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 223.11 points, or 2.73 percent, at 7,962.24, with nine of its 10 main groups lower. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan)