CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls more than 2 pct as oil, banks weigh

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:40am EST
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TORONTO Feb 27 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell more than 2 percent shortly after the open on Friday, after a three-session rally, as the price of oil fell and financials were pressured by U.S. banking news

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 173.52 points, or 2.12 percent, to 8,013.30. Nine of the index's 10 main groups were lower. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)