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Markets Fall in Europe and Asia

LONDON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Stock indexes were lower around the globe Tuesday, falling sharply in Japan, where a stronger yen jolted the export-oriented economy.

The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo dropped 2.26 percent Tuesday to 11,398.81. In China, the Shanghai composite index gave up 1.4 percent, while the S&P/ASX 200 in Australia dropped 1.03 percent.

Source: UPI. Read full article. (link)

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