P231 ORACLE 231 Sun15 Mar ITV 2148:21       The Dow Jones Industrial Average came close to breaking the 1,000 mark early on Friday but then lost groundN Up nearly eight points in the first half-hour it eventually lost 4.05 points to close at 985.77N That was still a gain of 21.15 points for the week. The NYSE index added 0.05 to 76.32 with advances topping declines by 968 to 610 among the 1,930 issues traded. Observers believe the market's latest rally had been fuelled by a decline in short-term interest rates.
P231 ORACLE 231 Sun15 Mar ITV 2150:07       The Dow Jones Industrial Average came close to breaking the 1,000 mark early on Friday but then lost ground. Up nearly eight points in the first half-hour it eventually lost 4.05 points to close at 985.77N That was still a gain of 21.15 points
P231 ORACLE 231 Sun15 Mar ITV 2150:08 for the week. The NYSF index added 0.05 to 76.32 with advances topping declines by 968 to 610 among the 1,930 issues traded. Observfrs believe the market's latest rally had been fuelled by a decline in short-term interest rates.