Arkansas In­dex slips 2.69 to close 346.34

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - BUSINESS & FARM -

The Arkansas In­dex, a price-weighted in­dex that tracks the largest public com­pa­nies based in the state, fell 2.69 to 346.34 Tues­day.

“De­spite pos­i­tive eco­nomic re­ports, the ma­jor av­er­ages closed slightly lower af­ter ral­ly­ing mid-af­ter­noon,” said Bob Williams, se­nior vice pres­i­dent and manag­ing di­rec­tor of Sim­mons First In­vest­ment Group Inc. in Lit­tle Rock.

The in­dex was de­vel­oped by Bloomberg News and the Demo­crat-Gazette with a base value of 100 as of Dec. 30, 1997.

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