CANADA STOCKS-TSX stumbles to lowest close since Oct 2003

Mon Mar 9, 2009 4:05pm EDT
 
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

TORONTO, March 9 (Reuters) - The key Toronto stock index ended at its lowest closing level in more than five years on Monday as a drop in gold prices shook shares of Canadian gold-mining companies, while bank concerns weighed on financial issues.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 27.05 points, or 0.36 percent, at 7,564.42. (Reporting by Frank Pingue; Editing by Peter Galloway)