September 18, 2015 / 11:42 AM / in 2 years

TSX drops on Fed comments, resource share weakness

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday as investors held on to the concerns raised by the U.S. Federal Reserve about global economic growth and selloffs in the prices of copper and oil pressured resource shares.

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 140.26 points, or 1.02 percent, at 13,646.90. Six of the 10 main sectors on the index were in the red.

Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli

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