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European markets slid the most in almost three weeks as Japan reported a wider-than-expected trade deficit and investors awaited the outcome of meetings on the euro crisis.

22nd August, 2012
In Dublin, the ISEQ index was down 1.2 per cent.

European markets slid the most in almost three weeks as Japan reported a wider-than-expected trade deficit and investors awaited the outcome of meetings between

the leaders of countries in the euro area.

In Dublin, the ISEQ index was down 1.2 per cent. Icon, Kingspan and C&C Group were the main risers. CRH, which was reported to have bought a stake in an Indian cement facility, fell 3.7 per cent. Other fallers included Aryzta, Kerry Group...

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