(AFX UK Focus) 2005-08-11 21:30 GMT: Airline stocks fall after crude oil sets new high (Interactive Investor)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFX) -- The Amex Airline Index fell 0.9% to 47.92 points on Thursday, weighed down by crude oil's new high in New York trading. Among the momost active stocks in the index, Northwest Airlines fell 2.4% to $4.11 as the company readies for a showdown with a mechanics union.


Posted August 11, 2005

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