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New York: In volatile trading shares continued to fall on higher interest rate worries. By early afternoon the Dow Jones Average was down 30.61 points at 3,851.6000.

Tokyo: Continued foreign selling forced the Nikkei 225 below the psychologically important 19,000 barrier to 18,840.22, down 235.2.

Hong Kong: Wall Street's slide depressed the Hang Seng index 143.90 to 7,278.10.

Sydney: The All Ordinaries index fell 16 points to 1,878.4 in thin trading.

Zurich: A weak dollar and international jitters lowered the SMI index 20.9 to 2,574.6.

Madrid: The Ibex-35 index fell 29.79 points at 3,023.30.

Frankfurt: Worries about higher interest rates drove the DAX index down 33.78 points at 2,055.58.

Paris: The CAC-40 index gave up 23.78 points at 1,813.33.

London: Report, page 17.

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