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Global equity markets inch up after recent slide, yen rises vs. dlr, euro

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central Sydney April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central Sydney April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central Sydney April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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People walk past an electronic information board at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

People walk past an electronic information board at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

People walk past an electronic information board at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 5, 2014. The Nikkei average rose 1.2 percent in a volatile session on Wednesday, rebounding from a four-month low as investors scooped up recently battered stocks such as Panasonic and Toyota Motor following strong earnings reports. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 5, 2014. The Nikkei average rose 1.2 percent in a volatile session on Wednesday, rebounding from a four-month low as investors scooped up...more

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 5, 2014. The Nikkei average rose 1.2 percent in a volatile session on Wednesday, rebounding from a four-month low as investors scooped up recently battered stocks such as Panasonic and Toyota Motor following strong earnings reports. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer
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A man looks at at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man looks at at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man looks at at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing various stock prices, which are reflected in a polished stone surface, outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing various stock prices, which are reflected in a polished stone surface, outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing various stock prices, which are reflected in a polished stone surface, outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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Turkish 5 lira banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken in Istanbul January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish 5 lira banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken in Istanbul January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish 5 lira banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken in Istanbul January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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