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Around the World's Markets: LONDON

THE FOUR-DAY winning streak came to an end with worries about a possible Russian banking crisis. Footsie fell 26.9 points to 5,667.4; at one time it was off 62.5. Supporting shares also gave ground.

Vodafone, the mobile phone group, ignored the more downbeat atmosphere, charging 43p higher in heavy trading to a new peak of 903p, responding to an upbeat investment presentation. EMI, the showbiz group, rose 24p to 523p on hopes of a German strike.

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