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Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage  in Tokyo June 2, 2014.  REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange June 4, 2014.      REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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