CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops as oil slides; G20 in focus

Wed Apr 1, 2009 9:40am EDT
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TORONTO, April 1 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell on Wednesday morning, pressured by weak oil prices and U.S. private-sector jobs data, and as investors focused on the Group of 20 meeting to tackle the global economic crisis.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 90.06 points, or 1.03 percent, at 8,630.33 at the open. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)