Miners suffer heavy losses in bleak week

THERE was no relief today as the entire market fell yet again. The S&P-ASX 200 was down 92.5 points to 4887, while the All Ordinaries fell below the 5000 mark, losing 93 points to 4957.9.

The S&P-ASX 200 had its quarterly re-jig today, with troubled zinc miner Perilya and Coeur d’Alene Mines being removed from the index.

Perilya was down 6.9% or 3c to 40.