CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends lower; Fed comments cushion fall

Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:06pm EDT
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TORONTO Aug 10 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended lower on Tuesday but trimmed losses after the Federal Reserve said it would reinvest maturing mortgage debt in government bonds to support a sluggish economic recovery.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 25 points, or 0.21 percent, at 11,838.56. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Rob Wilson)