TSX ends down as commodities and banks weigh

Tue Dec 8, 2009 4:38pm EST
 
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index slid to its lowest level in more than a week on Tuesday as a pullback in commodity prices shook the resource-heavy index while shares of Scotiabank added pressure after it missed profit forecasts.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially ended down 124.91 points, or 1.09 percent, at 11,364.72.

(Reporting by Frank Pingue; editing by Peter Galloway)

 
<p>A general view of the TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange) Broadcast Centre in Toronto in this June 20, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mark Blinch</p>