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NEW YORK Apple Inc was the largest weight on U.S. stock indexes on Tuesday after antitrust regulators ordered the company to pay about $14.5 billion in back taxes to the Irish government, but gains in bank shares partly offset the decline. | Video
LONDON, Aug 30 European equities climbed to a two-week high on Tuesday, with financial stocks gaining ground on mounting expectations of a possible U.S. rate hike this year.