CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops 1 pct as financials get hit

Tue Mar 3, 2009 11:13am EST
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TORONTO, March 3 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock market index fell 1 percent late on Tuesday morning, led down by weakness in the heavily weighted financial sector.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 79.28 points, or 1.03 percent, at 7,608.23. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)