CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls hard, hurt by Manulife dividend cut

Thu Aug 6, 2009 4:09pm EDT
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   TORONTO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index sank
on Thursday after four days of gains, hurt by a dividend cut by
Manulife Financial (MFC.TO: Quote) as the market digested an avalanche
of corporate results.
 The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed
down 226.80 points, or 2.05 percent, at 10,820.13.
 (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)