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Markets braced for turbulent week

Asian stockmarkets have fallen at the beginning of another week of potential turbulence on financial markets, as European and world leaders debate how to deal with the worsening debt crisis.

Arjuna Mahendran from HSBC Private Bank in Singapore tells the BBC why EU leaders will have to act decisively and quickly to prevent more volatility.