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European stocks fell after the US government came to an end, as a Chinese rating company downgraded America’s debt.

17th October, 2013
In Dublin, the Iseq index was down 0.1 per cent.

European stocks fell after the US government came to an end, as a Chinese rating company downgraded America’s debt.

In Dublin, the Iseq index was down 0.1 per cent. London’s FTSE, which had risen to its highest level since June 2008 yesterday, also fell 0.1 per cent today and the CAC in Paris was down 0.3 per cent. In Frankfurt, the DAX was down 0.4 per cent.

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