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Stock markets fall back despite G20 reassurance

Shares have continued to fall after Thursday's slump as investors worry about the global economic outlook.

After opening higher, the main indexes in the UK, France and Germany all fell by between 1% and 2%, while the US market opened 0.4% lower.

The falls came despite reassurances from the G20 that it was ready to take action to stabilise markets

Simon Gompertz reports.

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