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Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

Aug 11, 2017 8:01:25 PM - dailymirror.lk

AFP: Asian equities extended heavy losses yesterday as a worldwide sell-off triggered by US President Donald Trump doubling down on his North Korea rhetoric showed no sign of abating. 
European markets also slid in early trade after Wall Street indices suffered their biggest losses in nearly three months Thursday, while the dollar struggled to recover from eight-week lows below 109 yen as investors fled to safe haven assets.