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Share report: Markets fall sharply

European shares fell the most in seven weeks as manufacturing contracted in the euro zone and China and as the Dutch government collapsed over austerity measures.

23rd April, 2012
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A trader at the New York Stock Exchange looks on as markets fall.

European shares fell the most in seven weeks as manufacturing contracted in the euro zone and China and as Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte failed to reach an agreement with a coalition party over austerity measures.

In Dublin, the ISEQ index was down 2.2 per cent. Kenmare Resources was down 6.5 per cent after comments made by its chief executive. Other sharp fallers included Origin Enterprises, down 3.8 per cent, Donegal Creameries, down 5.6 per...

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