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BUSINESS DAILY

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Latest update : 2014-02-04

Markets slammed with sell-off over global economy concerns

Markets across Asia plunged this Tuesday as a mass sell-off of shares spilled over from Wall Street. Investors continue to be concerned about the state of the world’s two largest economies following disappointing data from the manufacturing sector in both the US and China. Also today: squeaky times for Mickey Mouse and friends at Euro Disney.

By Stephen CARROLL

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