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Asian Markets Rise Again Friday

Asian markets continued a global rally Friday, led by Japan where the Nikkei index rose 3 percent. Shanghai followed with a rise of 2 percent, one day after gains of more than 5 percent. The global rally began on Thursday after days of market turmoil driven by fears that China’s economic growth was slowing.  In a volatile trading session in New York, the S&P 500, Dow Jones and NASDAQ all gained well over two percent.  Key European indexes advanced more than three...

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