CANADA STOCKS-Flu fears hit TSX, resources lead drop

Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:09pm EDT
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TORONTO, April 27 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell more than 1 percent on Monday, breaking a four-session rally, as jitters about the possibility of a global swine flu outbreak hit commodity prices and dampened hopes for an economic recovery.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 131.08 points, or 1.37 percent, at 9,418.40. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)