CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides further on economic worries

Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:11am EDT
 
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TORONTO Aug 11 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell 2 percent on Wednesday morning as commodity prices dropped sharply on persisting worries about weaker growth in China and the United States.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE dropped 240.73 points, or 2.03 percent, to 11,597.56. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)