April 8, 2008 / 1:41 PM / in 10 years

Weak commodities drag Toronto stocks down

TORONTO, April 8 (Reuters) - Toronto main stock market index dropped more than 100 points at the start on Tuesday as weak commodity prices and a disappointing start to the earnings period shook investor confidence.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE was down 101.89 points, or 0.8 percent, at 13,643.12. ($1=$1.01 Canadian) (Reporting by Scott Anderson; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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