London Stocks Drop on Weak Economic Data

Canada stocks slide as unemployment rises; techs and telecoms push Asia shares lower

Canada's benchmark TSE 300 dropped 47.18 points, or 0.64%, to 7368.80. Both labor market conditions in Canada and the U.S., including unemployment data, continue to project a dim outlook. Of the 14 subindices, 8 fell, while six rose, led by the safety-zone gold stocks.

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