DJIA Drop Glitch Remains Unknown

However, the original cause of the problem is still not known, and a spokesperson for Dow Jones Indexes, which calculates the index, declined to comment on whether it had been completely fixed before press time.

Falls in equity markets worldwide-starting with declines of approaching 10 percent on some exchanges in Asia-Pacific-prompted New York traders to dump stock as prices plummeted. At its low, the DJIA lost more than four percent, though by end of day it had recovered to close down by ju