(AFX UK Focus) 2005-08-11 22:03 GMT: Wall Street airlines - Airline close down after oil prices set new high - UPDATE 2 (Interactive Investor)

SAN FRANCISCO (AFX) - Airline stocks ended lower Thursday as crude-oil prices hit $66 a barrel, threatening to boost jet-fuel prices even more. The Amex Airline Index closed down 0.9% to 47.92 points. Oil hit $66 in New York trading and gasoline futures neared $2 a gallon.


Posted August 11, 2005

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