Around the World's Markets: New York
Thursday 11 February 1999
In afternoon trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading up 6.44 points, or 0.07 per cent, at 9139.47. Philip Morris fell, dragging other tobacco stocks with it, after a court unexpectedly awarded damages to a Californian smoker. Hi-tech stocks fared better with Microsoft rising after it expressed interest in acquiring Internet companies.
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