CANADA STOCKS-Toronto stocks falter on weak U.S. data

Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:04pm EDT
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TORONTO Aug 19 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index ended lower on Thursday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data sparked investor jitters and underscored the fragility of the global recovery.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially ended the session down 70.90 points, or 0.6 percent, at 11,710.18. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)