LONDON -- After closing in the red last night, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
In Europe, uncertainty over the risk of a Greek default and the wider implications it would have for the eurozone are continuing to cause upset, with most major markets trading lower today.
The FTSE 100
In company news, shares in Sears Holdings may rise when markets open, as the company announced an unexpected return to profits in its most recent results, published earlier this morning.
Elsewhere, Facebook is expected to confirm its IPO pricing later today, while retail giant Wal-Mart
Notable in London trading was U.K. and U.S. energy company National Grid
British banks fell heavily this morning, with Barclays
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