Mar 11, 2014

Morning Market Report

Bad news out of China, with commodity prices crashing all round.

The market is up four pointsThe Dow Jones was down 34 at 16,419 — the market opened lower and was down as much as 119 points at one stage before strengthening in the afternoon.

There was little economic and company news to drive markets and initial weakness was largely a result of concerns about growth in China following disappointing trade data and escalating tensions in the Ukraine.

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