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Stock Markets Plunge as Investors Worry About Ukraine

Stock markets plunged around the world Monday as investors reacted to the Russian military takeover of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.The fallout reached seismic proportions in Moscow, where the stock market fell more than 11 percent, erasing nearly $60 billion off the value of Russian companies.The value of the Russian currency, the ruble, dropped to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar, prompting the Russian central bank to boost its key lending rate 1.5 percent.The selloff started in...

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